Taxon profile


Myliobatiformes Compagno, 1973

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Batoidei - rays and skates

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

family Dasyatidae Jordan, 1888 - Whiptail stingrays
family Gymnuridae Fowler, 1934 - butterfly rays
family Hexatrygonidae Heemstra & M. M. Smith, 1980 - sixgill stingrays
family Mobulidae Th.N. Gill, 1893 - devil rays
family Myliobatidae Bonaparte, 1837 - eagle ray
family Platyrhinidae D.S. Jordan, 1923 - thornbacks
family Plesiobatidae K. Nishida, 1990 - deepwater stingrays
family Potamotrygonidae Garman, 1877 - river stingrays
family Urolophidae Müller & Henle, 1841 - round stingrays
family Urotrygonidae McEachran, Dunn & Miyake, 1996 - American round stingrays
family Zanobatidae

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [order/67]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Myliobatiformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [a4b82b4d-be1e-4de8-99d0-5048054f1fa8]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Myliobatiformes]
Data retrieved on: 20 January 2015
EN Dyldin Y. V. (2015): Annotated checklist of the sharks, batoids and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii, Holocephali) from waters of Russia and adjacent areas, Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 43: 40-91 [as Myliobatiformes Compagno, 1973]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2015

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