Myliobatis striatus Agassiz 1843 (eagle ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Alternative combination: Myliobates striatus

Invalid subtaxa: Myliobates serratus Leidy 1855, Myliobates transversalis Gibbes 1850, Myliobatis leidyi Hay 1899, Myliobatis serratus Leidy 1855 [replaced name], Myliobatis transversalis Gibbes 1850

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Myliobatis according to M. Leriche 1942

See also Cappetta 1987, Hay 1899, Hay 1902 and White 1926

Sister taxa: Myliobatis affinis, Myliobatis altus, Myliobatis aquila, Myliobatis arcuatus, Myliobatis bisulcus, Myliobatis bothriodon, Myliobatis dixoni, Myliobatis fastigiatus, Myliobatis faujasi, Myliobatis frangens, Myliobatis gigas, Myliobatis holmesii, Myliobatis intermedius, Myliobatis jugosus, Myliobatis latidens, Myliobatis magister, Myliobatis merriami, Myliobatis moorabbinensis, Myliobatis mordax, Myliobatis nzadinensis, Myliobatis oligocaena, Myliobatis pachyodon, Myliobatis plicatilis, Myliobatis prenticei, Myliobatis raouxi, Myliobatis sulcidens, Myliobatis tennicaudatus, Myliobatis toliapicus, Myliobatis vicomicanus

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Nigeria (2 collections), the United Kingdom (6), United States (1: Virginia)

• Tertiary of United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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