Himantura tutul

BORSA, DURAND, SHEN, ARLYZA, SOLIHIN & BERREBI, 2013


Fine-spotted Leopard Whipray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae

Reference of the original description
BORSA, P. & DURAND, J.-D. & SHEN, K.-N. & ARLYZA, I.S. & SOLIHIN, D.D. & BERREBI, P. (2013)
Himantura tutul sp. nov. (Myliobatoidei: Dasyatidae), a new ocellated whipray from the tropical Indo-West Pacific, described from its cytochrome-oxidase I gene sequence Comptes Rendus Biologies, 336 (2): 82–92

Types
Himantura tutul
Holotype: MNHN: ICTI5184; Paratype: CSIRO: H5284.05; UMS: MMSK-c4;


Description :


Citation: Himantura tutul BORSA, DURAND, SHEN, ARLYZA, SOLIHIN & BERREBI, 2013: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2018

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Common names
Fine-spotted Leopard Whipray

Short Description
A species of Himantura distinguished by a combination of the following features: disc rhomboidal; ocellated spots on the dorsal surface of adults

Distribution
coast of Tanzania in the western Indian Ocean, the Laccadive Sea, and part of the Indo-Malay archipelago including the Sunda Strait area, the southern coast of Java Island, the Bali Sea, the eastern South China Sea (Sabah), and the Sulu Sea (Sabah), the Laccadive Sea, and part of the Indo-Malay archipelago including the Sunda Strait area, the southern coast of Java Island, the Bali Sea, the eastern South China Sea (Sabah), and the Sulu Sea (Sabah) [19442]

Size / Weight / Age
DW max: 1150 mm DW (holotype, MNHN ICTI5184, female) [19442]

Habitat
benthopelagic; marine; [19442]