Acroteriobatus variegatus

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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 variegatus

Name[edit]

Acroteriobatus variegatus (Nair & Lal Mohan, 1973)

  • Holotype (unique): FMRI F.176.

Type locality: Indian Ocean: Gulf of Mannar, India, off Mandapam, 200 fathoms depth.

Etymology: variegatus, referring to variegated markings of pectoral and pelvic margins. (From: The ETYFish project)

Synonyms[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Stripenose Guitarfish

References[edit]

  • Nair, R.V. & Lal Mohan, R.S. 1973. On a new deep sea skate, Rhinobatos variegatus, with notes on the deep sea sharks Halaelurus hispidus, Eridacnis radcliffei and Eugaleus omanensis from the Gulf of Mannar. Senckenbergiana Biologica 54(1/3): 71–80. PDFReference page

Links[edit]

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