Telatrygon is a genus of stingrays in the family Dasyatidae from the central Indo-Pacific. Its species were formerly contained within the genus Dasyatis.[1]

Telatrygon
Dasyatis zugei (Müller & Henle, 1841).jpg
T. zugei
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Myliobatiformes
Superfamily: Dasyatoidea
Family: Dasyatidae
Subfamily: Dasyatinae
Genus: Telatrygon
Last, Naylor & Manjaji-Matsumoto, 2016
Type species
Trygon zugei
Müller & Henle, 1841

SpeciesEdit

The placement of T. acutirostra within the genus is provisional pending further study.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Last, P.R.; Naylor, G.J.; Manjaji-Matsumoto, B.M. (2016). "A revised classification of the family Dasyatidae (Chondrichthyes: Myliobatiformes) based on new morphological and molecular insights". Zootaxa. 4139 (3): 345–368. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4139.3.2. PMID 27470808.
  2. ^ Last, P.R.; White, W.T.; Naylor, G. (2016). "Three new stingrays (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae) from the Indo–West Pacific". Zootaxa. 4147 (4): 377–402. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4147.4.2.