Viperecucullus Case 1996 (whiptail stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

Full reference: G. R. Case. 1996. A new selachian fauna from the Lower Hornerstown Formation (Early Paleocene/Montian) of Monmouth County, New Jersey. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 242(Lfg. 1-3):1-14

Parent taxon: Dasyatidae according to G. R. Case 1996

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, Sporetodus, Taeniura, Trygonobatus, Urogymnus, Uroxis

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Hutchins farm, Hornerstown (Paleocene of New Jersey)

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