Acroteriobatus leucospilus

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Taxonavigation: Rhinopristiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Infraclassis: Euselachii
Division/Cohort: Neoselachii
Subdivision/Subcohort: Batoidea
Superordo: Batomorphii
Ordo: Rhinopristiformes

Familia: Rhinobatidae
Subfamilia: Rhinobatinae
Genus: Acroteriobatus
Species: Acroteriobatus leucospilus

Name[edit]

Acroteriobatus leucospilus (Norman, 1926)

  • Syntypes: (2) BMNH 1905.6.8.12 (1), 1920.7.23.1 (1).

Type locality: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean.

Etymology: leukos (= white); spilos (= spot), referring to blue-gray spots on snout and pectoral fins. (From The ETYFish project)

Synonyms[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Grayspottted Guitarfish

References[edit]

  • Norman, J.R. 1926. A synopsis of the rays of the family Rhinobatidae, with a revision of the genus Rhinobatus. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1926(4): 941–982. Reference page

Links[edit]

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