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Dipturus whitleyi

(Iredale 1938)

Dipturus whitleyi was originally described as Raja whitleyi by Iredale in 1938. It belongs to the family Rajidae. It is commonly known as Wedgenose skate. It is found in Salt water.
Species   whitleyi
AuthorWI   Iredale [T.]
AuthorNI   Iredale
Qualification   ---
Year   1938
Status   Synonym
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Rajiformes Rajiformes
Family   Rajidae
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Genus   Dipturus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Rajiformes
Family   Rajidae
Genus   Dipturus
Original Name   Raja        
Taxon Name   whitleyi
Original Combination   Raja whitleyi
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Raja whitleyi
OriginalSubGenus   Raja
Original Author   Iredale
Original AuthorWI   Iredale [T.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1938
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Manly Beach, Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   AMS I.1346
Journal   Aust. Zool.
Citation   v. 9 (pt 2)
Page   169

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Dipturus whitleyi
Current Species whitleyi
Current Genus Dipturus
Current AuthorWI Iredale [T.]
Current AuthorNI Iredale
Current Year 1938
Current Family Rajidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Most abundant in shallow water near shore (Ref. 6871). Found over soft bottom (Ref. 7300). Thorny tail can inflict a minor injury (Ref. 6871).
Depth Range From 0 to 170 meters.

Current Summary   Synonym of Spiniraja whitleyi  (Iredale 1938). Rajidae.
Name History   •Valid as Raja whitleyi Iredale 1938 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:57 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:18 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:168 [ref. 22532], Last & Stevens 1994:355 [ref. 23873], Kuiter 1997:18 [ref. 25488], Hutchins 2001:15 [ref. 25847]). •Valid in an unnamed new genus -- (Compagno 1999:493 [ref. 25589]). •Valid as Dipturus whitleyi (Iredale 1938) -- (Last & Yearsley 2002:1640 [ref. 26568], Hoese et al. 2006:183 [ref. 29001], Last & White 2008:118 [ref. 30618]). •Valid as Spiniraja whitleyi (Iredale 1938) -- (Weigmann 2016:123 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:23 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:359 [ref. 35000]).

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acrobelus Dipturus acrobelus Last [P. R.], White [W. T.] & Pogonoski [J. J.] 2008Valid
amphispinus Dipturus amphispinus Last [P. R.] & Alava [M.] 2013Valid
apricus Dipturus apricus Last [P. R.], White [W. T.] & Pogonoski [J. J.] 2008Valid
argentinensis Dipturus argentinensis Díaz de Astarloa [J. M.], Mabragaña [E.], Hanner [R.] & Figueroa [D. E.] 2008Valid
argentinensis Zearaja argentinensis Díaz de Astarloa [J. M.], Mabragaña [E.], Hanner [R.] & Figueroa [D. E.] 2008Synonym
australis Dipturus australis (Macleay [W.] 1884)Synonym
batis Dipturus batis (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
bullisi Dipturus bullisi (Bigelow [H. B.] & Schroeder [W. C.] 1962)Valid
campbelli Dipturus campbelli (Wallace [J. H.] 1967)Valid
canutus Dipturus canutus Last [P. R.] 2008Valid
cerva Dipturus cerva (Whitley [G. P.] 1939)Synonym
chilensis Dipturus chilensis (Guichenot [A.] 1848)Valid
confusa Dentiraja confusa Last [P. R.] 2008Valid
confusus Dipturus confusus Last [P. R.] 2008Synonym
crosnieri Dipturus crosnieri (Séret [B.] 1989)Valid
diehli Dipturus diehli Soto [J. M. R.] & Mincarone [M. M.] 2001Synonym
doutrei Dipturus doutrei (Cadenat [J.] 1960)Valid
ecuadoriensis Dipturus ecuadoriensis (Beebe [W.] & Tee-Van [J.] 1941)Valid
endeavouri Dentiraja endeavouri Last [P. R.] 2008Valid
endeavouri Dipturus endeavouri Last [P. R.] 2008Synonym
falloargus Dentiraja falloargus Last [P. R.] 2008Valid
falloargus Dipturus falloargus Last [P. R.] 2008Synonym
flavirostris Dipturus flavirostris (Philippi [R. A.] 1892)Synonym
flindersi Dipturus flindersi (Last [P. R.] & Gledhill [D. C.] 2008)Synonym
garricki Dipturus garricki (Bigelow [H. B.] & Schroeder [W. C.] 1958)Valid
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