Diplobatis picta

PALMER, 1950

Painted electric ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Torpediniformes Narcinidae

Reference of the original description
PALMER, G. (1950)
A new species of electric ray of the genus Diplobatis from British Guiana. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (Series 12), 3 (30): 480–484

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Diplobatis altenai, Diplobatis pictus, Diplobatis pictus pictus

Diplobatis picta

Diplobatis altenai
Holotype: RMNH: 24706
Diplobatis pictus
Holotype: BMNH: 1950.5.15.4.;

Description :

Citation: Diplobatis picta PALMER, 1950: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 05/2020

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Common names
spa Torpedo, eng Painted electric ray

Short Description
Dorsal surface light brown, series of darker brown blotches and white and brown spots. Irregular rounded dark brown blotches on the outer margins of the pectoral and pelvic fins. Dorsal and caudal light brown. Caudal fins crossed by two brown bands, near the base and tip. Ventral surface white [199].

Western Atlantic: off Guiana and Venezuela; including Brazil. Source: www.gbif.org

Size / Weight / Age
13.7 cm TL (female)

demersal; marine; depth range ? - 91 m [2445]

shark-references Species-ID=1974;