Apocopodon Cope 1885 (eagle ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1885. A contribution to the vertebrate paleontology of Brazil. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 23(121):1-21

Parent taxon: Myliobatidae according to A. S. Woodward 1889

See also Cappetta 1987, Cope 1885, Cope 1886 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aetobatinae, Aetomylaeus, Brachyrhizodus, Ceratopterina, Garabatis, Igdabatis, Leidybatis, Meridiania, Mesobatis, Myliobatina, Myliobatinae, Myliobatis, Plinthicus, Promyliobatis, Pseudaetobatus, Pseudohypolophus, Pteromylaeus

Subtaxa: Apocopodon sericeus

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Type: Apocopodon sericeus

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at - Nautiloidea (Cretaceous of Brazil)

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