Benthobatis yangi Carvalho, Compagno and Ebert, 2003:928, Carvalho, Compagno and Ebert, 2003

Ho, Hsuan-Ching & Shao, Kwang-Tsao, 2011, 2957, Zootaxa 2957, pp. 1-74: 20

publication ID

1175­5334

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4B1BDB3E-C971-FFBA-5F9F-FF13FC4D180E

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Benthobatis yangi Carvalho, Compagno and Ebert, 2003:928
status

 

31. Benthobatis yangi Carvalho, Compagno and Ebert, 2003:928   , fig. 1–7

Holotype: SIO 70–274 View Materials (215 TL), sta. SDSC 70–143, 22°28.0’N, 120°26.0’E, off Tungkang [Tongkang, SW] Taiwan, otter trawl, coll. L. Chen, 30 Jun. 1970. GoogleMaps  

Paratype: BMNH 1990.7.18.1 (1), 22°26’N, 120°30’E, Tongkang fish market, <300 m, D. A. Ebert GoogleMaps   ; SIO 70–274 View Materials (2, 161–191 TL), collected with holotype GoogleMaps   ; NTUM 01712 (1), Tongkang , Taiwan, 13 Sept. 1972   .

Remark. This species has long been misidentified as B. moresbyi   (ex. Shen et al., 1993). It is only found from the southwestern Taiwan off Tongkang (Ho, pers. obser.).

Rhinobatidae   (047)