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Aetobatis irregularis Agassiz 1843 (eagle ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 132643

Alternative combination: Aetobatus irregularis

Synonyms: Aetobatis arcuatus Agassiz 1843 (no. 132645), Aetobatis perspicuus Leidy 1855 (no. 132644)

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Aetobatis according to M. Leriche 1942

Sister taxa: Aetobatis marginalis, Aetobatis profundus, Aetobatis subarcuatus, Aetobatis sulcatus, Aetobatus arcuatus, Aetobatus narinari

Type specimens:

  • Aetobatis irregularis: BMNH P.3054, a mandible
  • Aetobatis arcuatus:
  • Aetobatis perspicuus:

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore