†subfamily Mobulinae

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Alternative spelling: Mobulidae

Parent taxon: Myliobatidae according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Cappetta 1987, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Hay 1902, Jordan 1963, Kent 2018, Purdy et al. 2001 and Tabuce et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Aetobatinae, Apocopodon, Brachyrhizodus, Ceratopterina, Garabatis, Igdabatis, Leidybatis, Meridiania, Mesobatis, Myliobatina, Myliobatinae, Myliobatis, Plinthicus, Promyliobatis, Pseudohypolophus, Pteromylaeus, Rhinopterinae

Subtaxa: Archaeomanta Brachioptilon Burnhamia Ceratoptera Eomobula Eoplinthicus Manta Mobula Paramobula

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Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ecuador (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (1), India (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (7), Poland (1), United States (4: North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), Egypt (17), Jordan (1), Morocco (3), Senegal (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (5: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Virginia), Uzbekistan (3), Western Sahara (2)

Total: 65 collections including 107 occurrences

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