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Plinthicus Cope 1869 (ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34743

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. Description of some extinct fishes previously unknown. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 12:310-317

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

Sister taxa: Archaeomanta, Brachioptilon, Burnhamia, Ceratoptera, Eomobula, Eoplinthicus, Manta, Mobula, Paramobula

Subtaxa: Plinthicus stenodon

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore