Tetronarce cowleyi

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Taxonavigation: Torpediniformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Superordo: Rajomorphii
Ordo: Torpediniformes

Familia: Torpedinidae
Genus: Tetronarce
Species: Tetronarce cowleyi

Name[edit]

Tetronarce cowleyi Ebert et al., 2015

Type locality: South Eastern Atlantic Ocean, off the west coast of South Africa, 33° 39.0’S, 17° 34.0’E, 262 m depth.

Etymology: The species is named after Paul Cowley, South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, in recognition of his contributions to the study of fishes in southern Africa.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Cowley’s torpedo ray

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