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Hypolophites Stromer 1910 (ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34734

Full reference: E. Stromer. 1910. Reptilien und Fischreste aus dem marinen Alttertiär von Südtogo (West Africa). Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 62:478-505

Parent taxon: Dasyatidae according to H. Cappetta 1987

Sister taxa: Agabelus, Amphotistius, Anacanthus, Dasyatis, Dasyatis dezignoi, Dasyatis muricata, Disceus, Discobatis, Discotrygon, Ellipesurus, Glikmania, Hemiptychodus, Hemitrygon, Himantura, Hypolophus, Myledaphus, Neotrygon, Palaeodasyatis, Paratrygon, Pastinaca, Pastinachus, Pteroplatytrygon, Rhachinotus, Sporetodus, Taeniura, Taeniurops, Trygonobatus, Urogymnus, Uroxis, Viperecucullus

Subtaxa: Hypolophites mayumbensis, Hypolophites myliobatoides, Hypolophites thaleri

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Type: Hypolophites myliobatoides

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore