Coupatezia Cappetta 1982 (stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes

Parent taxon: Myliobatiformes according to G. R. Case et al. 2015

See also Cappetta 1987, Kriwet et al. 2007, Sepkoski 2002 and Tabuce et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Acanthobatis, Bates, Ceratopteridae, Dasyatidae, Dasyatoidea, Eomanta, Gymnuridae, Hypolophodon, Mobulidae, Mobuloidea, Myliobatidae, Myliobatoidea, Platyrhinidae, Potamotrygonidae, Ptychacanthus, Rhinopteridae, Texabatis, Turoniabatis, Urolophidae

Subtaxa: Coupatezia ambrogii Coupatezia boujoi Coupatezia chairi Coupatezia danica Coupatezia elevata Coupatezia fallax Coupatezia laevis Coupatezia larivei Coupatezia reniformis Coupatezia trempina Coupatezia turneri Coupatezia woutersi

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Type: Coupatezia woutersi

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Egypt (7 collections), France (1), Morocco (1), Senegal (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (4: Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1)

• Paleocene of France (1), United States (2: Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Spain (1), Syria (3), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 32 collections including 37 occurrences

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