Hypolophodon Cappetta 1980 (stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes

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

See also Cappetta 1987, Cvancara and Hoganson 1993 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Hypolophodon sylvestris

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of India (1 collection)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Virginia), Uzbekistan (1)

• Paleocene of France (1), United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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