Zapteryx Jordan and Gilbert 1880 (guitarfish)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae

Parent taxon: Rhinobatidae according to D. S. Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Aellopos, Arthrobatis, Belemnobatis, Cyclarthrus, Demiurga, Euryarthra, Glaucostegus, Paratrygonorrhina, Platypterix, Rhinobatos, Rhinobatus, Rhombopterygia, Rhynchobatis, Spathobatis, Squatinoraja, Syrrhina, Tarsistes, Trygonorhina

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Pyramid Hill Sand Member grit zone (Oligocene of California)

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