Rhinobatos punctifer

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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 punctifer

Name[edit]

Rhinobatos punctifer Compagno & Randall, 1987

  • Holotype (unique): BPBM 20843.

Type locality: Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea.

Etymology: punctum (= spot); fero (= to carry or bear), referring to prominent regular pattern of white spots on dorsum. (From: The ETYFish project)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Spotted Guitarfish

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Links[edit]

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