Hypolophus mcnultyi Thurmond 1971 (whiptail stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

Alternative combination: Pseudohypolophus mcnultyi

Full reference: J. T. Thurmond. 1971. Cartilaginous fishes of the Trinity Group and related rocks (Lower Cretaceous) of north central Texas. Southeastern Geology 13:207-227

Belongs to Hypolophus according to J. T. Thurmond 1971

See also Cappetta 1987

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMU 62208, a tooth. Its type locality is Glass Local Fauna, which is in an Albian marine horizon in the Paluxy Formation of Texas.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (2 collections), Spain (2), United States (25: Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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