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Raja Linnaeus 1758 (skate)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Rajidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34706

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Rajidae according to B. W. Kent 2018

Sister taxa: Actinobatis, Amblyraja, Batis, Beringraja, Cephaleutherus, Dactylobatus, Dasybatus, Dipturus, Hieroptera, Laeviraja, Leucoraja, Malacorhina, Pararaja, Platopterus, Propterygia, Psammobatis, Sympterygia, Uraptera

Subtaxa: Raja batis, Raja casieri, Raja ceciliae, Raja clavata, Raja davisi, Raja expansa, Raja fallax, Raja gentili, Raja harrisae, Raja heinzelini, Raja louisi, Raja mccollumi, Raja minor, Raja olisiponensis, Raja praealba, Raja praeclavata, Raja primarmata, Raja similis, Raja terhagenensis, Raja texana

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore