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Dasyatidae (whiptail stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1796Dasyatis muricata Volta
1861Dasyatis dezignoi Molin
1875Agabelus Cope p. 363
1875Agabelus porcatus Cope p. 363
1888Dasyatidae Jordan
1890Agabelus Cope p. 604
1898Agabelus Trouessart p. 1025
1898Agabelus porcatus Trouessart p. 1025
1902Dasyatidae Hay p. 318
1902Agabelus Hay p. 593
1902Agabelus porcatus Hay p. 593
1903Agabelus Rhoads p. 248
1903Agabelus porcatus Rhoads p. 248
1904Agabelus Trouessart p. 762
1904Agabelus porcatus Trouessart p. 762
1928Agabelus Kellogg
1930Agabelus Hay p. 589
1930Agabelus porcatus Hay p. 589
1943Dasybatidae David p. 81
1945Agabelus Simpson p. 103
1963Dasyatidae Jordan p. 604
1964Dasyatidae Estes p. 15
1966Dasyatidae Cassier p. 91
1968Dasyatidae Jonet p. 247
1970Dasyatidae Estes and Berberian p. 3
1975Dasyatidae Herman p. 277
1978Dasyatidae Case p. 198
1981Dasyatidae Case p. 68
1981Dasyatidae Thurmond and Jones p. 73
1987Dasyatidae Cappetta p. 163
1987Dasyatis muricata Cappetta p. 163
1987Dasyatidae Kumar and Loyal p. 67
1988Agabelus Carroll
1993Dasyatidae Cvancara and Hoganson p. 10
1997Agabelus McKenna and Bell p. 372
2001Dasyatidae Purdy et al. p. 90
2002Agabelus Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Dasyatidae Tabuce et al. p. 387
2006Dasyatidae Balbino and Antunes p. 748
2006Dasyatidae Underwood p. 234
2009Dasyatidae Cicimurri and Knight p. 637
2014Dasyatidae Carnevale et al. p. 41
2018Dasyatidae Kent p. 126
2019Dasyatidae Ebersole et al. p. 112

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Batoidea
orderMyliobatiformesCompagno 1973
suborderMyliobatoideiCompagno 1973
familyDasyatidaeJordan 1888
familyDasyatidaeJordan 1888

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 Late/Upper Oxfordian to the top of the Holocene or 161.20000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 155.7 Ma

Collections (732 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7France (Basse-Normandie) Dasyatidae indet. (74916)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0USA (North Dakota) Myliobatis sp. (84018)
Hauterivian132.9 - 129.4United Kingdom Dasyatis speetonensis (66420)
Late/Upper Barremian - Early/Lower Aptian130.0 - 122.46Spain (Aragón) Pseudohypolophus mcnultyi (28196)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0USA (Texas) Hypolophus mcnultyi (99154) Pseudohypolophus mcnultyi (14408)
Albian113.0 - 100.5USA (Texas) Hypolophus mcnultyi (14390 99142 99143 99144 99145 99147 99148 99149 99150 99151 99152 99153 99155 99156 99158) Pseudohypolophus mcnultyi (27603 27604 27606 27613) Pseudohypolophus sp. (52126)
Albian113.0 - 100.5USA (Montana) Pseudohypolophus sp. (55246)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0USA (Texas) Hypolophus mcnultyi (99146) Pseudohypolophus mcnultyi (27774)
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5USA (Utah) Pseudohypolophus sp. (22679)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Brazil (Maranhão) Myliobatidae indet. (67225)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0Brazil (Pernambuco) Apocopodon sericeus, Rhinoptera prisca (167994)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5France (Poitou-Charentes) Pseudohypolophus mcnultyi (73862 73863)
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Spain (Asturias) Pseudohypolophus mcnultyi (98396)
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3Uzbekistan (Karakalpakstan) Myledaphus sp. (59698)
Middle Turonian93.5 - 89.3USA (Kansas) Brachyrhizodus mcnultyi (35365)
Middle Turonian - Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Uzbekistan (Navoi) Myledaphus tritus (46959)
Late/Upper Coniacian - Early/Lower Campanian89.3 - 70.6USA (Mississippi) Pseudohypolophus mcnultyi (164393)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Alabama) Hypolophus sp. (3587)
Early/Lower Santonian - Middle Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (Georgia) Pseudohypolophus ellipsis (61769)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Canada (Alberta) Myledaphus sp. (48834)