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Palaeodasyatis hermani Halter 1989 (whiptail stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 154056

Full reference: M. C. Halter. 1989. Additions to the fish fauna of NW Europe A new dasyatid genus from the Early Palaeocene (Danian) of the Limburg area, Belgium. Tertiary Research 10(4):179-191

Belongs to Palaeodasyatis according to M. C. Halter 1989

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IRSNB P 5056, a set of teeth. Its type locality is Vroenhoen, which is in a Danian carbonate chalk in the Houthem Formation of Belgium.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore