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Aetobatus Blainville 1816 (eagle ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34721

Alternative spellings: Aetiobatis, Aetobatis

Synonyms: Aetobates Richardson 1846 (no. 154696), Goniobatis Agassiz 1858 (no. 154698), Stoasodon Cantor 1850 (no. 154697)

Parent taxon: Myliobatidae according to A. S. Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Aetomylaeus, Apocopodon, Ceratopterina, Garabatis, Igdabatis, Leidybatis, Mobulinae, Myliobatina, Myliobatinae, Myliobatis, Plinthicus, Pseudohypolophus, Pteromylaeus, Rhinopterinae

Subtaxa: Aetobatis irregularis, Aetobatis marginalis, Aetobatis profundus, Aetobatis subarcuatus, Aetobatis sulcatus, Aetobatus arcuatus, Aetobatus narinari

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore