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Urolophus (ray)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 34747

Synonyms: Leiobatus Blainville 1816 (no. 154681), Trygonoptera Muller and Henle 1838 (no. 154682)

Parent taxon: Rajiformes according to C. J. Underwood 2006

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

Subtaxa: Urolophus crassicauda, Urolophus cruciata, Urolophus princeps

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore