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Myeladaphus Cope 1876 (ray)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 54498

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1876. Descriptions of some vertebrate remains from the Fort Union Beds of Montana. Paleontological Bulletin 22:1-14

Parent taxon: Rajiformes according to P. A. Johnston 1980

Sister taxa: Antiquaobatis, Archaeobatidae, Cyclobatidae, Dynatobatis, Erguitaia, Hamrabatis, Hexatrygon, Hypolophidae, Hypsobatidae, Oncobatis, Ostarriraja, Parapalaeobatidae, Plesiobatis, Pristoidei, Rajidae, Rajoidei, Rhina, Rhinobatidae, Rhinobatoidei, Rhynchobatidae, Spathobatidae, Torpedinoidea, Urobatis, Urolophus, Urotrygon, Zanobatus

Subtaxa: Myeladaphus bipartitus

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Type: Myeladaphus bipartitus

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore