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Myliobatis australis


Myliobatis australis was originally described as Myliobatis australis by Macleay in 1881. It belongs to the family Myliobatidae. It is commonly known as Australian bull ray but has many other common names such as Southern eagle ray in Australia, Australian bull ray in USA (contiguous states). more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   australis
AuthorWI   Macleay [W.]
AuthorNI   Macleay
Qualification   ---
Year   1881
Status   Synonym
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Myliobatiformes Myliobatiformes
Family   Myliobatidae
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Genus   Myliobatis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Myliobatiformes
Family   Myliobatidae
Genus   Myliobatis
Original Name   Myliobatis        
Taxon Name   australis
Original Combination   Myliobatis australis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Myliobatis australis
OriginalSubGenus   Myliobatis
Original Author   Macleay
Original AuthorWI   Macleay [W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1881
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia.
Types   Syntypes: AMS I.16256-001 [ex MAMU F41] (3).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Stanbury 1969:205 [ref. 19518].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Proc. Linn. Soc. N. S. W.
Citation   v. 6 (pt 2)
Page   380

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Myliobatis australis
Current Species   australis
Current Genus Myliobatis
Current AuthorWI Hector [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Hector
Current Year   1877
Current Family Myliobatidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Commonly found off beaches and over sand flats in shallow water. Also found offshore down to 85 m (Ref. 9862). Feeds mainly on crabs and shellfish (Ref. 6871).
Depth Range From 0 to 85 meters.

Current Summary   Synonym of Myliobatis tenuicaudatus  Hector 1877. Myliobatidae.
Name History   •Valid as Myliobatis australis Macleay 1881 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:49 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:24 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:185 [ref. 22532], Last & Stevens 1994:453 [ref. 23873], Kuiter 1997:24 [ref. 25488], Compagno & Last 1999:1518 [ref. 24637], Johnson 1999:718 [ref. 25471], Compagno 1999:497 [ref. 25589], Hutchins 2001:16 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2006:208 [ref. 29002], Gomon 2008:142 [ref. 30616], Schwartz 2008:39 [ref. 36773]). •Synonym of Myliobatis tenuicaudatus Hector 1877 -- (Weigmann 2016:151 [ref. 34211], White & Last 2016:724 [ref. 35016]).

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aquila Myliobatis aquila (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
asperrimus Aetomylaeus asperrimus Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898Valid
asperrimus Myliobatis asperrimus Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898Synonym
bonaparti Myliobatis bonaparti Duméril [A. H. A.] 1865Synonym
bovina Myliobatis bovina Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.] 1817Synonym
californica Myliobatis californica Gill [T. N.] 1865Valid
californicus Myliobatis californicus Gill [T. N.] 1865Synonym
cervus Myliobatis cervus Smith [J. L. B.] 1935Synonym
chilensis Myliobatis chilensis Philippi [R. A.] 1892Valid
cornuta Myliobatis cornuta Günther [A.] 1870Synonym
eeltenkee Myliobatis eeltenkee Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1837Synonym
encenadae Myliobatis encenadae (Smith [R.] 1886)Synonym
episcopus Myliobatis episcopus (Valenciennes [A.] 1844)Synonym
episcopus Myliobatis episcopus Ninni [A. P.] (ex Chiereghini) 1872Synonym
equila Myliobatis equila (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
freminvillei Myliobatis freminvillei Lesueur [C. A.] 1824Valid
freminvillii Myliobatis freminvillii Lesueur [C. A.] 1824Synonym
goodei Myliobatis goodei Garman [S.] 1885Valid
hamlyni Myliobatis hamlyni Ogilby [J. D.] 1911Valid
longirostris Myliobatis longirostris Applegate [S. P.] & Fitch [J. E.] 1964Valid
macroptera Myliobatis macroptera McClelland [J.] 1841Synonym
maculatus Myliobatis maculatus (Gray [J. E.] 1834)Synonym
marginata Myliobatis marginata Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.] 1817Synonym
margravii Myliobatis margravii Billberg [G. J.] 1833In family
milvus Myliobatis milvus Valenciennes [A.] in Müller & Henle 1841Synonym
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