Potamotrygon motoro

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Potamotrygon motoro


Taxonavigation: Dasyatoidea 
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Infraclassis: Euselachii
Division/Cohort: Neoselachii
Subdivision/Subcohort: Batoidea
Superordo: Batomorphii
Ordo: Myliobatiformes
Subordo: Myliobatoidei
Superfamilia: Dasyatoidea

Familia: Potamotrygonidae
Genus: Potamotrygon
Species: Potamotrygon motoro


Potamotrygon motoro (Müller & Henle, 1841)

  • Syntypes: NMW ?77987 (1), ?78613 (1), ?78655 (1); ZMB 4662 (1).

Type locality: Cuiabá River, Brazil


Vernacular names

English: Ocellate river stingray
日本語: オレンジスポットタンスイエイ
português: Arraia-de-rio
ไทย: ปลากระเบนโมโตโร่

Selected references

  • Loboda, T.S.; de Carvalho, M.R. 2013: Systematic revision of the Potamotrygon motoro (Müller & Henle, 1841) species complex in the Paraná-Paraguay basin, with description of two new ocellated species (Chondrichthyes: Myliobatiformes: Potamotrygonidae). Neotropical ichthyology, 11(4): 693-737. Full article (PDF) 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 
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