Burnhamia Cappetta 1976 (eagle ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Parent taxon: Mobulinae according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Cappetta 1987, Case et al. 2015 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Archaeomanta, Brachioptilon, Ceratoptera, Eomobula, Eoplinthicus, Manta, Mobula, Paramobula

Subtaxa: Burnhamia daviesi Burnhamia fetahi

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Eocene of Egypt (14), Jordan (1), Senegal (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (5: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Virginia), Uzbekistan (3), Western Sahara (1)

Total: 34 collections including 39 occurrences

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