WoRMS taxon details

Dasyatidae Jordan & Gilbert, 1879

105708  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105708)

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  1. Genus Bathytoshia Whitley, 1933
  2. Genus Brevitrygon Last, Naylor & Manjaji-Matsumoto, 2016
  3. Genus Dasyatis Rafinesque, 1810
  4. Genus Fluvitrygon Last, Naylor & Manjaji-Matsumoto, 2016
  5. Genus Fontitrygon Last, Naylor & Manjaji-Matsumoto, 2016
  6. Genus Hemitrygon Müller & Henle, 1838
  7. Genus Himantura Müller & Henle, 1837
  8. Genus Hypanus Rafinesque, 1818
  9. Genus Maculabatis Last, Naylor & Manjaji-Matsumoto, 2016
  10. Genus Megatrygon Last, Naylor & Manjaji-Matsumoto, 2016
  11. Genus Neotrygon Castelnau, 1873
  12. Genus Pastinachus Rüppell, 1829
  13. Genus Pateobatis Last, Naylor & Manjaji-Matsumoto, 2016
  14. Genus Pteroplatytrygon Fowler, 1910
  15. Genus Taeniura Müller & Henle, 1837
  16. Genus Taeniurops Garman, 1913
  17. Genus Telatrygon Last, Naylor & Manjaji-Matsumoto, 2016
  18. Genus Trigon Rüppell, 1829
  19. Genus Urogymnus Müller & Henle, 1837
  20. Genus Amphotistius Garman, 1913 accepted as Dasyatis Rafinesque, 1810
  21. Genus Anacanthus Cuvier, 1829 (ex Ehrenberg) accepted as Dasyatis Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym)
  22. Genus Anacanthus Ehrenberg in Van der Hoeven, 1833 accepted as Urogymnus Müller & Henle, 1837 (synonym)
  23. Genus Dasyatus accepted as Dasyatis Rafinesque, 1810 (unaccepted > misspelling)
  24. Genus Dasybatis Blainville, 1825 accepted as Raja Linnaeus, 1758
  25. Genus Dasybatus Garman (ex Klein), 1885 accepted as Dasyatis Rafinesque, 1810
  26. Genus Desyatis accepted as Dasyatis Rafinesque, 1810 (unaccepted > misspelling)
  27. Genus Himuntura accepted as Himantura Müller & Henle, 1837 (unaccepted > misspelling)
  28. Genus Rachinotus accepted as Rhachinotus Cantor, 1849 accepted as Urogymnus Müller & Henle, 1837 (misspelling)
  29. Genus Toeniura accepted as Taeniura Müller & Henle, 1837 (unaccepted > misspelling)
  30. Genus Trygon Cuvier (ex Adanson), 1816 accepted as Dasyatis Rafinesque, 1810
  31. Genus Urogymnosus accepted as Urogymnus Müller & Henle, 1837 (misspelling)
  32. Genus Urolophoides Lindberg, 1930 accepted as Dasyatis Rafinesque, 1810
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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Description Chiefly marine; also in brackish and freshwater. Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Side of head continuous with the...  
Description Chiefly marine; also in brackish and freshwater. Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Side of head continuous with the anterior margin of pectoral fin. Dorsal fin totally absent or indistinct, when present. Disc about 1.2 times as broad as long. No caudal fin. Tail long and whip-like. Most species with at least 1 long venomous spine on tail, which can cause excruciating pain to humans. Largest species to about 4 m length or width. Live-bearing (ovoviviparous).  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Dasyatidae Jordan & Gilbert, 1879. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105708 on 2024-04-22
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (PeRMS) Chirichigno, N.; Cornejo, M. (2001). Catálogo comentado de los peces marinos del Perú. <em>2ª ed. Instituto del Mar de Perú. Publicación Especial. Callao.</em> 314 p. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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Description Chiefly marine; also in brackish and freshwater. Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Side of head continuous with the anterior margin of pectoral fin. Dorsal fin totally absent or indistinct, when present. Disc about 1.2 times as broad as long. No caudal fin. Tail long and whip-like. Most species with at least 1 long venomous spine on tail, which can cause excruciating pain to humans. Largest species to about 4 m length or width. Live-bearing (ovoviviparous).  [details]
LanguageName 
English sting rays  [details]
Japanese アカエイ科  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål pilskatefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk pilskatefamilien  [details]