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Belemnobatis kermacki Underwood and Ward 2004 (guitarfish)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 154903

Full reference: C. J. Underwood and D. J. Ward. 2004. Neoselachian sharks and rays from the British Bathonian (Middle Jurassic). Palaeontology 47(3):447-501

Belongs to Belemnobatis according to C. J. Underwood and D. J. Ward 2004

Sister taxa: Belemnobatis noviodunumensis, Belemnobatis picteti, Belemnobatis sismondae, Belemnobatis stahli, Belemnobatis variabilis

Type specimen: BMNH P. 66136, a set of teeth. Its type locality is Watton Cliff, Dorset, oyster-belemnite bed [Frome Clay Fm], which is in a Bathonian marine claystone in the Frome Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore