Zapteryx

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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: Trygonorrhinidae
Genus: Zapteryx

Species: Z. brevirostris – Z. exasperata – Z. xyster

Name[edit]

Zapteryx Jordan & Gilbert, 1880

Etymology: za-, (= very); pteryx (= fin), referring to larger vertical fins compared to those of skates (Raja). (From: The ETYFish project)

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