Myliobatis Cuvier 1816 (eagle ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Alternative spellings: Myliobates, Myliobatus

Synonyms: Holorhinus Gill 1862, Palaeomyliobatis Silva et al. 1960, Rhizochlatrus Silva et al. 1960

Parent taxon: Myliobatidae according to N. Tabaste 1963

See also Alessandri 1896, Ameghino 1901, Arambourg and Joleaud 1943, Bohm 1926, Cappetta 1987, Carillo-Briceño et al. 2014, Case 1981, Case et al. 2015, Cassier 1966, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Cvancara and Hoganson 1993, Davis 1888, Eastman 1904, Gill 1894, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Hay 1902, Herman 1975, Jaekel 1894, Jonet 1968, Jordan 1907, Jordan 1963, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Kumar and Loyal 1987, Lancaster 1986, Leidy 1873, Leriche 1942, Mane et al. 2003, Sepkoski 2002, Silva et al. 2002, Szabo et al. 2017, Tabuce et al. 2005, Vicens and Rodríguez-Perea 2003, White 1926 and Woodward 1889

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

Subtaxa: Myliobatis affinis Myliobatis altus Myliobatis aquila Myliobatis arcuatus Myliobatis bisulcus Myliobatis bothriodon Myliobatis dixoni Myliobatis fastigiatus Myliobatis faujasi Myliobatis frangens Myliobatis gigas Myliobatis holmesii Myliobatis intermedius Myliobatis jugosus Myliobatis latidens Myliobatis magister Myliobatis merriami Myliobatis moorabbinensis Myliobatis mordax Myliobatis nzadinensis Myliobatis oligocaena Myliobatis pachyodon Myliobatis plicatilis Myliobatis prenticei Myliobatis raouxi Myliobatis striatus Myliobatis sulcidens Myliobatis tennicaudatus Myliobatis toliapicus Myliobatis vicomicanus

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Type: Raja aquila

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Ecuador (1), France (1), South Africa (1), United States (10: California, Florida, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Australia (3), Italy (1), Libya (1), Mexico (1), Spain (1), United States (2: California, Florida)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Hemphillian of Costa Rica (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (2), Panama (1), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Austria (2), Brazil (2), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (1), Egypt (1), France (1), Germany (1), India (7), Italy (1), Japan (4), Madagascar (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (6), Peru (8), Poland (2), Portugal (3), Saudi Arabia (2), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1), Spain (2), Sri Lanka (2), United States (19: California, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (1)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), France (1), Germany (3), Hungary (1), Japan (1), New Zealand (2), Pakistan (5), United States (3: California, Florida, North Carolina)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (2), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), Egypt (21), France (1), Germany (1), India (6), Italy (1), Jordan (1), Libya (2), Morocco (2), Namibia (1), Niger (1), Nigeria (6), Pakistan (1), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (12), United States (25: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (3), Western Sahara (2)

• Paleocene to Eocene of India (1)

• Paleocene of Brazil (1), France (1), Morocco (1), Nigeria (1), Saudi Arabia (10), United States (10: Arkansas, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Tertiary of United States (2: New Jersey)

• Cenozoic of New Zealand (1)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Mali (1), Niger (2), United States (4: Maryland, North Dakota)

Total: 260 collections including 324 occurrences

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