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Archaeomanta Herman 1979 (eagle ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34724

Full reference: J. Herman. 1979. Additions to the Eocene fish fauna of Belgium; 4, Archaeomanta, a new genus from the Belgian and and North African Palaeogene. Tertiary Research 2(2):61-67

Parent taxon: Mobulidae according to H. Cappetta 1987

Sister taxa: Brachioptilon, Burnhamia, Ceratoptera, Eomobula, Manta, Mobula, Paramobula

Subtaxa: Archaeomanta melenhorsti, Archaeomanta priemi

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore