Rhynchobatus palpebratus

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Rhinopristiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Infraclassis: Euselachii
Division/Cohort: Neoselachii
Subdivision/Subcohort: Batoidea
Superordo: Batomorphii
Ordo: Rhinopristiformes

Familia: Rhinobatidae
Subfamilia: Rhynchobatinae
Genus: Rhynchobatus

Species: Rhynchobatus palpebratus

NameEdit

Rhynchobatus palpebratus Compagno & Last, 2008

  • Holotype: CSIRO H 3384-01.
  • Paratypes: CSIRO C 2291 (1), CA 2373 (1), H 2376-08 (1), H 3322-01 (1), H 3340-01 (1), H 4297-01 (1).

Type locality: Northwest of Wessel Islands, Arafura Sea, Northern Territory, Australia, 10°11'S, 137°17'E, depth 50 meters.

Etymology: palpebra (= eyelid), referring to dark, eyebrow-like marking on suborbital membrane. (From: The ETYFishproject)

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Eyebrow Wedgefish

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LinksEdit

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