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Potamotrygonidae

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Potamotrygonidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Potamotrygonidae Jordan p. 604
1997Potamotrygonidae Lundberg p. 69 figs. 5.1, 5.2B

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

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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Middle Eocene to the top of the Mayoan or 48.60000 to 10.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 37.2 Ma

Collections (13 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Peru (Loreto) Potamotrygon ucayalensis (144474 176140)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Peru (Loreto) Potamotrygon sp. (176147) Potamotrygonidae indet. (176130)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Peru Potamotrygon sp. (176149)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Peru Potamotrygon sp. (176135)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Argentina (Entre Rios) Potamotrygonidae indet. (55599)
Laventan13.8 - 11.8Colombia (Huila) Potamotrygonidae indet. (186683) P. sp. (186639)
Mayoan11.8 - 10.0Peru Potamotrygon motoro, Potamotrygon sp. (176133)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Brazil (Acre) Potamotrygonidae indet. (55602)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Peru Potamotrygon motoro, Potamotrygon sp. (176162) Potamotrygonidae indet., Potamotrygon motoro (176156)