Rhinobatos casieri Herman 1975 (guitarfish)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae

Full reference: J. Herman. 1975. Les Selaciens de sterrains neocretaces and paleocenes de Belgique and des contrees limitrophes Elements d'une biostratigraphie intercontinentale. Memoires pour servier a l'explications des Cartes geologiques et minieres de la Belgique 15:1-401

Belongs to Rhinobatos according to J. Peng et al. 2001

See also Cappetta 1987 and Case 1981

Sister taxa: Rhinobatos beurleni, Rhinobatos beurlini, Rhinobatos grandis, Rhinobatos hakelensis, Rhinobatos incertus, Rhinobatos intermedius, Rhinobatos latus, Rhinobatos maronita, Rhinobatos primarmatus, Rhinobatos rhinobatos, Rhinobatos sahnii, Rhinobatos steurbauti, Rhinobatos tenuirostris, Rhinobatos whitfieldi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lonzée, Namur, which is in a Santonian/Campanian marine siliciclastic in the Glauconie de Lonzée Formation of Belgium

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Eocene of United States (1: Georgia collection)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (2), Canada (1: Alberta), Jordan (1), Sweden (1), United States (11: Delaware, New Jersey, South Carolina, Wyoming)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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