Tlalocbatos applegatei

Brito, Villalobos-Segurab & Alvarado-Ortega, 2019


Classification: Elasmobranchii Rhinopristiformes incert. fam.

Reference of the original description
Brito, P.M. & Villalobos-Segurab, E. & Alvarado-Ortega, J. (2019)
A new early cretaceous guitarfish (chondrichthyes, batoidea) from the Tlayúa Formation, Puebla, Mexico. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 90, 155–161

Types
Tlalocbatos applegatei
Holotype: IGM: 5853;

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Citation: Tlalocbatos applegatei Brito, Villalobos-Segurab & Alvarado-Ortega, 2019: In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 08/2021

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Tlalocbatos applegatei gen. et sp. nov., holotype, IGM 5853, scale bar equals 10 mm © Paulo Brito

Description
Original diagnose after Brito et al. (2020) p. 156 [26880]: Batoidea characterized by the nasal capsules with hornlike anterior processes; homodont dentition; teeth considerably wider than high; presence of well-developed median uvula; lateral uvulae not differentiated; pectoral propterygium extending as far as the anterior part of the nasal capsules; two radials articulating directly with the scapulocoracoid, between the mesopterygium and the metapterygium; the presence of two dorso-lateral nuchal cartilages, unfused with the synarcual; about 115–118 post-synarcual centra.

Remarks
type species of Tlalocbatos Brito et al., 2019 p. 156 [26880] by original designation (Art. 68.2 ICZN);

valid after Brito et al. (2019) p. 156 [26880];


References
Villalobos-Segura, E. & Underwood, C.J. (2020)
Radiation and divergence times of Batoidea. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 40(3), Article e1777147
DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2020.1777147
Cantalice, K.M. & Martinez-Melo, A. & Romero-Mayen, V.A. (2019)
The paleoichthyofauna housed in the Coleccion Nacional de Paleontologia of Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. Zoosystematics and Evolution, 95(2): 429-452
DOI: 10.3897/zse.95.35435
Brito, P.M. & Villalobos-Segurab, E. & Alvarado-Ortega, J. (2019)
A new early cretaceous guitarfish (chondrichthyes, batoidea) from the Tlayúa Formation, Puebla, Mexico. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 90, 155–161
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsames.2018.12.005