Myliobatis jugosus Leidy 1876 (eagle ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Alternative combinations: Leidybatis jugosus, Myliobates jugosus

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1876. Remarks on fossils of the Ashley Phosphate Beds. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1876:86-87

Belongs to Myliobatis according to M. Leriche 1942

See also Cappetta 1987, Ebersole et al. 2019, Hay 1902 and Leidy 1876

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 latidens, Myliobatis magister, Myliobatis merriami, Myliobatis moorabbinensis, Myliobatis mordax, Myliobatis nzadinensis, Myliobatis oligocaena, Myliobatis pachyodon, Myliobatis plicatilis, Myliobatis prenticei, Myliobatis raouxi, Myliobatis striatus, Myliobatis sulcidens, Myliobatis tennicaudatus, Myliobatis toliapicus, Myliobatis vicomicanus

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Togo (1 collection), United States (2: Alabama, New Jersey)

• Paleocene of United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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