Neotrygon kuhlii

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Neotrygon kuhlii


Taxonavigation: Dasyatoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
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: Neotrygoninae
Genus: Neotrygon
Species: Neotrygon kuhlii


Neotrygon kuhlii (Müller & Henle, 1841)

  • Syntypes: MNHN 0000-2440 (2) Vanicoro, A-7931 (1) New Guinea; RMNH (1, dry).

Type localitys: India; Vanicoro [Solomon Islands]; New Guinea.

Etymology: Species is named in appreciation after Heinrich Kuhl, who first was discovered.



  • Last, P.R., White, W.T. & Séret, B. 2016. Taxonomic status of maskrays of the Neotrygon kuhlii species complex (Myliobatoidei: Dasyatidae) with the description of three new species from the Indo-West Pacific. Zootaxa 4083(4): 533–561. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4083.4.5. Reference page
  • Müller, J.P. & 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 Reference page
  • Weigmann, S. & Thiel, R.; 2013: Predicting the Spatial Distribution of the Blue–Spotted Maskray Neotrygon kuhlii (Myliobatiformes, Dasyatidae) on the Australian North and Northwest Shelf Comparing Two Different Methods of Habitat Modeling. Journal of Ichthyology, 53 (8): 628–640.
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