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Zearaja

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Superordo: Rajomorphii
Ordo: Rajiformes
Superfamilia: Rajoidea
Familia: Rajidae
Subfamilia: Arhynchobatinae
Tribus: Arhynchobatini
Genus: Zearaja
Species (3): Z. chilensis - Z. maugeana - Z. nasuta

Name

Zearaja Whitley, 1939. Type species: Raja nasuta Müller and Henle, 1841, by original designation.

References

* Last, P.R.; Gledhill, D.C. 2007: The Maugean skate, Zearaja maugeana sp. nov. (Rajiformes: Rajidae) - a micro-endemic, Gondwanan relict from Tasmanian estuaries. Zootaxa, 1494: 45-65.
* Whitley, G.P. 1939: Taxonomic notes on sharks and rays. Australian zoologist, 9: 227–262.

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