Taeniurops tosii

Adnet & Charpentier, 2022


Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae

Reference of the original description
Adnet, S. & Charpentier, V. (2022)
A new elasmobranch fauna from the early Miocene of Sharbithat (Sultanate of Oman) reveals the teeth of an ancient fantail stingray. Geologica Acta, 20.2, 1–13

Types
Taeniurops tosii
Holotype: MHC: SHA-34-28;


Description:


Citation: Taeniurops tosii Adnet & Charpentier, 2022: In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Description
Original diagnose after Adnet & Charpentier (2022) p. 241 [30557]: Teeth of medium size (up to 5mm width); crown cuspidated in anterior teeth of male and ovoid in female and lateral teeth of male. The crown has a distinctly hollowed labial face forming an oral depression bordered by a sinuous crest labially and by a regular transverse crest lingually. Enameloid of crown mainly smooth, except around labial crest. Lingual face trapezoid shaped, whereas its lingual visor being straight to undulating with median concavity. Root is quite wide and lingually extended in anterior rows with two lobes principally rounded and separated by a large nutritive groove in all tooth rows.

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=16233;
valid after Adnet & Charpentier (2022) p. 6 [30557];


References
Adnet, S. & Charpentier, V. (2022)
A new elasmobranch fauna from the early Miocene of Sharbithat (Sultanate of Oman) reveals the teeth of an ancient fantail stingray. Geologica Acta, 20.2, 1–13
DOI: 10.1344/GeologicaActa2022.20.2