Brachyrhizodus Romer 1942 (eagle ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Full reference: A. S. Romer. 1942. Notes on certain American Paleozoic Fishes. American Journal of Science 240(3):216-228

Parent taxon: Myliobatidae according to K. M. Claeson et al. 2010

See also Cappetta 1987, Case and Schwimmer 1988 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Brachyrhizodus wichitaensis

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Madagascar (1 collection), United States (14: Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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