Potamotrygon motoro

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Potamotrygon motoro


Taxonavigation: Dasyatoidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Superordo: Rajomorphii
Ordo: Rajiformes
Superfamilia: Dasyatoidea

Familia: Potamotrygonidae
Genus: Potamotrygon
Species: Potamotrygon motoro


Potamotrygon motoro (Müller & Henle, 1841)

  • Syntypes: NMW ?77987 (1), ?78613 (1), ?78655 (1); ZMB 4662 (1).

Type locality: Cuiabá River, Brazil


Vernacular names

English: Ocellate river stingray
日本語: オレンジスポットタンスイエイ
português: Arraia-de-rio
ไทย: ปลากระเบนโมโตโร่

Selected references

  • Loboda, T.S.; de Carvalho, M.R. 2013: Systematic revision of the Potamotrygon motoro (Müller & Henle, 1841) species complex in the Paraná-Paraguay basin, with description of two new ocellated species (Chondrichthyes: Myliobatiformes: Potamotrygonidae). Neotropical ichthyology, 11(4): 693-737. Full article (PDF) reference page 
  • Müller, J. & Henle, F. G. J.; 1838-41: Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen. Veit und Comp., Berlin. i-xxii + 1-200, 60 pls. [Pp. 1-28 published in 1838, reset pp. 27-28, 29-102 in 1839, i-xxii + 103-200 in 1841.] BHL
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