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Trygon alveolatus Leriche 1942 (whiptail stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 132624

Full reference: M. Leriche. 1942. Contribution a l'etude des faunes ichthyologiques marines des terrains tertiaires de la plaine cotiere Atlantique et du centre des Etats-Unis. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France (Nouvelle Serie) 45:1-111

Belongs to Trygon according to M. Leriche 1942

Sister taxa: Dasyatis africana, Dasyatis americana, Dasyatis borodini, Dasyatis branisai, Dasyatis cavernosa, Dasyatis centroura, Dasyatis charlisae, Dasyatis concavifoveus, Dasyatis davisi, Dasyatis gigas, Dasyatis hexagonalis, Dasyatis margaritella, Dasyatis molassicus, Dasyatis molinoensis, Dasyatis pastinaca, Dasyatis probsti, Dasyatis rafinesquei, Dasyatis rugosa, Dasyatis russelli, Dasyatis say, Dasyatis schaefferi, Dasyatis serralheiroi, Dasyatis sessaoensis, Dasyatis sudrei, Dasyatis tetraedra, Dasyatis tricuspidatus, Dasyatis ujo, Dasyatis vicaryi, Dasyatis wochadunensis, Trygon dux, Trygon zignii, Trygon sinhaleyus, Trygon gazzolae, Trygon vorstmani, Trygon jaekeli, Trygon oblongus, Trygon muricatus, Heliobatis radians

Type specimen: Its type locality is Highway 71, which is in an Eocene marine horizon in Texas

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore