Zearaja

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Rajiformes 

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: Rajiformes

Familia: Rajidae
Subfamilia: Rajinae
Genus: Zearaja
Species (3): Z. chilensis – Z. maugeana – Z. nasuta

Name[edit]

Zearaja Whitley, 1939. Type species: Raja nasuta Müller and Henle, 1841, by original designation.

References[edit]

  • Last, P.R.; Gledhill, D.C. 2007: The Maugean skate, Zearaja maugeana sp. nov. (Rajiformes: Rajidae) - a micro-endemic, Gondwanan relict from Tasmanian estuaries. Zootaxa, 1494: 45–65.
  • Whitley, G.P. 1939: Taxonomic notes on sharks and rays. Australian zoologist, 9: 227–262.