Sporetodus Cope 1874 (whiptail stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1874. Review of the Vertebrata of the Cretaceous Period found west of the Mississippi River. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, First Series 2:3-48

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

Sister taxa: Agabelus, Amphotistius, Anacanthus, Dasyatis, Dasyatis dezignoi, Dasyatis muricata, Disceus, Discobatis, Discotrygon, Ellipesurus, Glikmania, Hemiptychodus, Hemitrygon, Himantura, Hypolophites, Hypolophus, Myledaphus, Neotrygon, Palaeodasyatis, Paratrygon, Pastinaca, Pastinachus, Pteroplatytrygon, Rhachinotus, Taeniura, Trygonobatus, Urogymnus, Uroxis, Viperecucullus

Subtaxa: Sporetodus janevaii

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Sporetodus in the database

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