Plinthicus stenodon Cope 1869 (eagle ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. Description of some extinct fishes previously unknown. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 12:310-317

Belongs to Plinthicus according to M. Leriche 1942

See also Cappetta 1987, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Hay 1902, Kent 2018 and Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (4: New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia collections), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of United States (2: North Carolina, South Carolina)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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