Rhynchobatus Müller and Henle 1837 (wedgefish)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Rhynchobatidae

Parent taxon: Rhynchobatidae according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Cappetta 1987, Dica et al. 1996, Jaekel 1894, Jonet 1968, Jordan 1963, Sepkoski 2002 and Tabuce et al. 2005

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Rhynchobatus laevis Rhynchobatus pristinus Rhynchobatus vincenti

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Libya (1 collection)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Costa Rica (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Japan (1), Malta (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), Portugal (3), United States (2: Maryland, North Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Oman (1), Pakistan (2), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Eocene of Egypt (9), Jordan (1), Morocco (1), Romania (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (1: South Carolina), Western Sahara (2)

• Cretaceous of Jordan (1)

Total: 46 collections including 48 occurrences

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