Hemitrygon longicauda

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Dasyatoidea 

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: Myliobatiformes
Subordo: Myliobatoidei
Superfamilia: Dasyatoidea

Familia: Dasyatidae
Subfamilia: Dasyatinae
Genus: Hemitrygon
Species: Hemitrygon longicauda

Name[edit]

Hemitrygon longicauda (Last & White, 2013)

  • Holotype: MZB 21462.
  • Paratypes: 15 specimens.

Type locality: beach at Merauke, West Papua, Indonesia, 08°31’S; 140°22’E [1], less than 0.5 m depth.

Etymology: The species is named longicauda in allusion to its very long tail.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Merauke Stingray