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Raja texana Leriche 1942 (skate)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Rajidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 132623

Full reference: M. Leriche. 1942. Contribution a l'etude des faunes ichthyologiques marines des terrains tertiaires de la plaine cotiere Atlantique et du centre des Etats-Unis. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France (Nouvelle Serie) 45:1-111

Belongs to Raja according to M. Leriche 1942

Sister taxa: 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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Highway 71, which is in an Eocene marine horizon in Texas

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore