Narcine bancroftii

(GRIFFITH & SMITH, 1834)


Lesser electric ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Torpediniformes Narcinidae

Reference of the original description
CUVIER, G.L.C.F.D. & GRIFFITH, E. & SMITH, C. (1834)
The class Pisces, arranged by the Baron Cuvier, with supplementary additions, by Edward Griffith, F.R.S. &c. and Lieut.-Col. Charles Hamilton Smith, F.R., L.S.S. &c. &c. The animal kingdom. London. Vol. 1, 1–680 pp, 62 pls

Image of the original description

Torpedo bancroftii in Cuvier, 1834 (valid name: Narcine bancroftii)

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Narcine bancrofti, Narcine brasiliensis bancrofti, Narcine umbrosa, Torpedo bancroftii

Types
Narcine bancroftii

Narcine umbrosa
Syntype: CAS: 18246 (ex IU 987) USNM: 36940


Description :


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Common names
spa Raya eléctrica torpedo, eng Lesser electric ray

Distribution
Western Atlantic: North Carolina to northeastern Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sean and the islands of the West Indies. Not in Compagno"quot;s 1999 checklist [529]. Reported in Brazil (Ref. 53431). Source: www.gbif.org

Habitat
demersal; marine

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=4024;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Cestoda
  • Pterobothrium heteracanthum DIESING, 1850 [16112]