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Urolophidae (round ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Urolophidae

Taxonomy
Urolophidae was named by Gray (1851). It is extant.

It was assigned to Dasyatoidea by Cappetta (1987); and to Myliobatiformes by Tabuce et al. (2005) and Carnevale et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Urolophidae Gray
1987Urolophidae Cappetta p. 165
2005Urolophidae Tabuce et al. p. 387
2014Urolophidae Carnevale et al. p. 41

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Batoidea
orderMyliobatiformesCompagno 1973
familyUrolophidaeGray 1851
familyUrolophidaeGray 1851

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 07:05:51
Modified: 2009-07-21 09:05:51
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Ypresian to the top of the Lutetian or 56.00000 to 41.30000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Italy Urolophus crassicaudatus (94830)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Morocco Urolophidae indet. (91339)