Eorhinoptera Case et al. 2011 (cow-nosed ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Rhinopteridae

Full reference: G. R. Case, T. D. Cook, and M. V. H. Wilson. 2011. A new genus and species of fossil myliobatoid ray from the Fishburne Formation (lower Eocene/Ypresian) of Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA. Historical Biology 23(2-3):139-144

Parent taxon: Rhinopteridae according to G. R. Case et al. 2011

Sister taxon: Rhinoptera

Subtaxa: Eorhinoptera grabdai

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Type: Eorhinoptera grabdai

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Jamestown Limestone Quarry, Pit III (Eocene of South Carolina)

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