Acroteriobatus ocellatus

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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 ocellatus

Name[edit]

Acroteriobatus ocellatus (Norman, 1926)

  • Holotype (unique): BMNH 1906.11.19.26.

Type locality: Bird Island, Algoa Bay, South Africa.

Etymology: ocellatus (= having little eyes), referring to numerous blue-gray eyespots, or ocelli, on back. (From The ETYFish project)

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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

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