Sympterygia bonapartii

Familia: Arhynchobatidae
Genus: Sympterygia
Species: Sympterygia bonapartii

Sympterygia bonapartii
Taxonavigation: Rajiformes 

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
Superordo: Rajomorphii
Ordo: Rajiformes



Sympterygia bonapartii Müller & Henle, 1841

  • Holotype (unique): ZMB 4618.
  • Type locality: Locality unknown [Buenos Aires, Argentina].
  • Etymology: in honor of biologist Charles Lucien Bonaparte (1803-1857), whose 1834 treatise on the fauna of Italy introduced several new sharks and rays to science. (From The ETYFish Project)





Primary references

  • Müller, J.P. & Henle, F.G.J. 1838–41. Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen. Veit und Comp., Berlin. i–xxii + 1–200, 60 pls. [Pp. 1–28 published in 1838, reset pp. 27–28, 29–102 in 1839, i–xxii + 103–200 in 1841.] BHL Reference page
  • Estalles, M. L., Perier, M. R. & Di Giácomo, E. E., 2015: Trophic ecology of the smallnose fanskate Sympterygia bonapartii in the San Matías Gulf, northern Patagonia, Argentina. Ichthyological Research, First online: 19 September 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s10228-015-0489-0

Vernacular names

English: Smallnose Fanskate
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