Aptychotrema rostrata

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Aptychotrema rostrata
Taxonavigation: Rhinopristiformes 

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: Rhinopristiformes

Familia: Trygonorrhinidae
Genus: Aptychotrema
Species: Aptychotrema rostrata


Aptychotrema rostrata (Shaw, 1794)

  • No types known.

Type locality: No locality [Botany Bay, New South Wales, Australia; ex Banks MS].

Etymology: rostrata (= beaked), referring to elongated snout. (From: The ETYFish project).


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Eastern Shovelnose Ray


  • Shaw, G.K. & Nodder, F.P. 1789–1813. The Naturalist's Miscellany, or coloured figures of natural objects; drawn and described from nature. Nodder & Co., London. 24 vols., unnumbered pages in 287 parts. BHL Reference page


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