Dasyatis vicaryi Loyal 1984 (whiptail stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

Full reference: R. S. Loyal. 1984. On a new species of a stingray fish from Subatu Formation, Subathu, Himachal Pradesh, India. Bulletin - Indian Geologists' association 17(1):57-65

Belongs to Dasyatis according to R. S. Loyal 1984

See also Kumar and Loyal 1987

Sister taxa: Dasyatis africana, Dasyatis americana, Dasyatis borodini, Dasyatis branisai, Dasyatis carolinensis, Dasyatis cavernosa, Dasyatis centroura, Dasyatis charlisae, Dasyatis concavifoveus, Dasyatis davisi, Dasyatis gigas, Dasyatis hastata, Dasyatis hexagonalis, Dasyatis margaritella, Dasyatis molassicus, Dasyatis molinoensis, Dasyatis pastinaca, Dasyatis probsti, Dasyatis rafinesquei, Dasyatis rugosa, Dasyatis russelli, Dasyatis say, Dasyatis schaefferi, Dasyatis serralheiroi, Dasyatis sessaoensis, Dasyatis sudrei, Dasyatis tetraedra, Dasyatis tricuspidatus, Dasyatis ujo, Dasyatis wochadunensis, Heliobatis radians

Type specimen: Its type locality is Kuthar Bridge, which is in a Ypresian marine limestone in the Subathu Formation of India

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of India (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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