Mobula sp.

Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Mobulidae

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Aodon comutus, Cephaloptera vulgaris, Dicerobatis sp., Raja barbata, Raja monstrosa

Mobula sp.


Citation: Mobula sp. : In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 10/2021

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