Dasyatis

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Dasyatis
Temporal range: 100–0Ma[1]
Early Cenomanian to Present
Common stingray tynemouth.jpg
Common stingray (D. pastinaca)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Myliobatiformes
Suborder: Myliobatoidei
Family: Dasyatidae
Genus: Dasyatis
Rafinesque, 1810
Type species
Dasyatis ujo
Rafinesque, 1810
Synonyms
  • Amphotistius Garman, 1913
  • Anacanthus Cuvier (ex Ehrenberg), 1829
  • Bathytoshia Whitley, 1933
  • Brachioptera Gratzianov, 1906
  • Dasybatus Klein, 1775
  • Hypanus Rafinesque, 1818
  • Pastinaca Swainson, 1838
  • Toshia Whitley, 1933
  • Trygon Cuvier (ex Adanson), 1816
  • Urolophoides Lindberg in Soldatov & Lindberg, 1930
  • Uroxis Rafinesque, 1810

Dasyatis (Greek "dasys" meaning rough or dense and "batus" meaning skate) is a genus of stingray. The members of the genus Neotrygon were formerly included in Dasyatis.

Species[edit]

There are currently 41 recognized species in this genus:[2][3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera (Chondrichthyes entry)". Bulletins of American Paleontology 364: 560. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Dasyatis in FishBase. August 2013 version.
  3. ^ a b Last, P.R. & White, W.T. (2013): Two new stingrays (Chondrichthyes: Dasyatidae) from the eastern Indonesian Archipelago. Zootaxa, 3722 (1): 1–21.