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Meridiania Case 1994 (ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 106726

Full reference: G. R. Case. 1994. Fossil fish remains from the Late Paleocene Tuscahoma and Early Eocene Bashi Formations of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Part I. Selachians. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 230(Lfg. 4-6):97-138

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

Sister taxa: Aetobatinae, Apocopodon, Brachyrhizodus, Ceratopterina, Garabatis, Igdabatis, Leidybatis, Lophobatis, Mesobatis, Mobulinae, Myliobates, Myliobatina, Myliobatinae, Myliobatis, Promyliobatis, Pseudohypolophus, Pteromylaeus, Rhinoptera, Rhinopterinae

Subtaxa: Meridiania convexa

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore