Dasyatis davisi Cassier 1966 (whiptail stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

Full reference: F. C. Cassier. 1966. Faune Ichthyologique du London Clay. 1-496

Belongs to Dasyatis according to E. Casier 1966

See also Cappetta 1987

Sister taxa: Dasyatis africana, Dasyatis americana, Dasyatis borodini, Dasyatis branisai, Dasyatis carolinensis, Dasyatis cavernosa, Dasyatis centroura, Dasyatis charlisae, Dasyatis concavifoveus, 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 vicaryi, Dasyatis wochadunensis, Heliobatis radians

Type specimen: BMNH P 21270. Its type locality is London Clay, Isle of Sheppey, which is in a Ypresian marine claystone in the London Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at London Clay, Isle of Sheppey

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