Urogymnus granulatus (Macleay, 1883a),

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 63-64

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-FF91-9BF6-F8EB5E05888F

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scientific name

Urogymnus granulatus (Macleay, 1883a)
status

 

Urogymnus granulatus (Macleay, 1883a) 

Mangrove Whipray

Trygon granulata Macleay, 1883a: 598  . Holotype: AMS I.9763. Type locality: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. 

Local synonymy: Trygon granulata Macleay, 1883a: 598  (Port Moresby); Himantura  granulata— Whitley, 1928: 211 (Port Moresby); Munro, 1958: 114 (Port Moresby); Munro, 1967: 15, pl. 1, fig. 17 (New Guinea); Kailola, 1987: 28 (Port Moresby); Hamilton et al., 2009: 73 (northern Bismarck Archipelago); Last & Stevens, 2009: 445 (New Guinea). Dasyatis  granulatus— Fowler, 1934: 386 (Port Moresby). Himantura  granulatus— Berra et al., 1975: 319 (Laloki River system). Urogymnus  granulatus— White et al., 2018: 270, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (3 spec.) AMS I.9763, juvenile female ~ 330 mm DW, Port Moresby, 1883  ; KFRS E.616, female 310 mm DW, Mullins Harbour , 10°30’48” S, 149°56’8” E, <1 m depth, 11 Mar. 2016GoogleMaps  , NMV A 14199View Materials, juvenile male 310 mm DW, probably southern PNG, 1880. 

Remarks: First recorded from PNG by Macleay (1883a) who described the species based on a specimen collected from off Port Moresby. Common in shallow, coastal mangrove areas.

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

NMV

Museum Victoria

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Myliobatiformes

Family

Dasyatidae

Genus

Urogymnus

Loc

Urogymnus granulatus (Macleay, 1883a)

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

Trygon granulata

Macleay 1883: 598
1883
Loc

Trygon granulata

Macleay 1883: 598
1883
Loc

Himantura

Muller & Henle 1837
1837
Loc

Himantura

Muller & Henle 1837
1837
Loc

Urogymnus

Muller & Henle 1837
1837