Urolophus papilio

SÉRET & LAST, 2003

Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Urolophidae

Reference of the original description
SÉRET, B. & LAST, P.R. (2003)
Description of four new stingarees of the genus Urolophus (Batoidea: Urolophidae) from the Coral Sea, South-West Pacific. Cybium, 27 (4): 307–320

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Citation: Urolophus papilio SÉRET & LAST, 2003: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2019

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Short Description
Broad disc, width exceeding 70% total length; short tail, postcoacal length less than three-quarters of disc length; long snout, exceeding 17% total length; broad, rectangular internasal flap, width subequal to interspace between 5th gill slits; inner margin of spiracle parallel to longitudinal axis; tail folds rudimentary or absent; small dorsal fin; apices of pelvic fins rounded; single row of 10-13 oral papillae; no broad lobes on posterolateral border of nostrils; 104-110 pectoral fin radials; dorsal surface uniform yellowish brown (Ref. 51067).

Western Central Pacific: Chesterfield Islands. Source: www.gbif.org

Size / Weight / Age
31.3 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 51067))

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 330 - 330 m (Ref. 51067)

shark-references Species-ID=7452;