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Taxonavigation: Rajiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Superordo: Rajomorphii
Ordo: Rajiformes

Familia: Urotrygonidae
Genus: Urobatis
Species: U. concentricus - U. halleri - U. jamaicensis - U. maculatus - U. marmoratus - U. pardalis – U. tumbesensis


Urobatis Garman, 1913

Etymology: From oura (= tail), possibly referring to blunt tail, “about as long as the body”, and batis (= Greek for a flat fish, usually applied to a skate or ray) (From The ETYFish Project).

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  • Garman, S. 1913. The Plagiostomia (sharks, skates, and rays). Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 36: i–xiii + 1–515, Also Atlas: 77 pls. reference page