Taeniura Miller and Henle 1837 (whiptail stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

Alternative spelling: Trygon (Taeniura)

Parent taxon: Dasyatidae according to D. S. Jordan 1963

See also Jaekel 1894 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Agabelus, Amphotistius, Anacanthus, Dasyatis, Dasyatis dezignoi, Dasyatis muricata, Disceus, Discobatis, Discotrygon, Ellipesurus, Glikmania, Hemiptychodus, Hemitrygon, Himantura, Hypolophites, Hypolophus, Myledaphus, Neotrygon, Palaeodasyatis, Paratrygon, Pastinaca, Pastinachus, Pteroplatytrygon, Rhachinotus, Sporetodus, Trygonobatus, Urogymnus, Uroxis, Viperecucullus

Subtaxa: Taeniura grabata

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Libya (1 collection)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Miocene of Panama (3), Portugal (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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