Rhinobatos borneensis

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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
Genus: Rhinobatos
Species: Rhinobatos borneensis

Name[edit]

Rhinobatos borneensis Last et al., 2016

  • Holotype: SMEC 373.
  • Paratypes (9): IPMB-I 01.00115 (0, 1), 01.00117 (0, 1); CSIRO H 7086–01 (2 prenatal juvenile males, 2 females, from mother IPMB-I 01.00115), H 7543–01 (1, 0), H 7544–01 (1, 0); SMEC 374 (0, 1).

Type locality: Kota Kinabalu fish market (05°58'57.66"N, 116°04'19.83"E), Sabah, Malaysia.

Etymology: Named with reference to the type locality (Borneo) from where the first specimens were observed during a UK Darwin Foundation funded survey of the sharks and rays of Sabah in 1996.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Borneo Shovelnose Ray

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