Urogymnus asperrimus ( Bloch & Schneider, 1801 ),

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 63

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4411.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:255EE06E-3171-41F3-BB3D-E7D29537A292

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/735C87F1-8A68-FF90-9BF6-FD675F2B8D7F

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scientific name

Urogymnus asperrimus ( Bloch & Schneider, 1801 )
status

 

Urogymnus asperrimus ( Bloch & Schneider, 1801) 

Porcupine Ray

Raja asperrima Bloch & Schneider, 1801: 367  . Holotype: ZMB 7836 (dry skin, partial specimen). Type locality: Mumbai, India.

Local synonymy: Urogymnus  africanus— Filewood, 1973: 12 (PNG). Urogymnus asperrimus  — Kailola, 1987: 29 (New Britain; Yule Island; Bougainville); Allen, 1998: 67 (Milne Bay); Allen et al., 2003: 112 (Milne Bay); Hamilton et al., 2009: 73 (northern Bismarck Archipelago); White et al., 2018: 266, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (2 spec.) KFRS E.265 (dried jaws), adult male, New Britain, Sep. 1966; KFRS E.682, juvenile male 520 mm DW, Katatai, Western Province, 9°1’15.13” S, 143°20’30.6” E, 23 Oct. 2014.

Remarks: First recorded from PNG by Filewood (1973) as Urogymnus africanus  , a junior synonym of U. asperrimus  . Destroyed KFRS specimens were collected from Yule Island, Hall Sound and Bougainville.

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Myliobatiformes

Family

Dasyatidae

Genus

Urogymnus

Loc

Urogymnus asperrimus ( Bloch & Schneider, 1801 )

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred 2018
2018
Loc

Raja asperrima

Bloch & Schneider, 1801 : 367