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Raja virginica


Raja virginica was originally described as Raja garmani virginica by McEachran in 1977. It belongs to the family Rajidae and subfamily Arhynchobatinae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic.
Species   virginica
AuthorWI   McEachran [J. D.]
AuthorNI   McEachran
Qualification   ---
Year   1977
Status   Valid
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Rajiformes Rajiformes
Family   Rajidae
Arhynchobatinae Arhynchobatinae
Genus   Raja
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Rajiformes
Family   Rajidae
Subfamily   Arhynchobatinae
Genus   Raja
Original Name   Raja garmani        
Taxon Name   virginica
Original Combination   Raja garmani virginica
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Raja garmani virginica
OriginalSubGenus   Raja
Original Author   McEachran
Original AuthorWI   McEachran [J. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1977
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Arhynchobatinae
Original Level   subspecies
Type Locality   Off North Carolina, U.S.A., 36°46'N, 74°41'W, U.S.A., depth 104-117 meters.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MCZ 34762
Page   434

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Leucoraja virginica
Current Species   virginica
Current Genus Leucoraja
Current AuthorWI McEachran [J. D.]
Current AuthorNI   McEachran
Current Year   1977
Current Family Rajidae
Current Subfamily
Arhynchobatinae Arhynchobatinae

Water Salt water
Distribution Western Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Leucoraja virginica  (McEachran 1977). Rajidae.
Name History   • Valid as Leucoraja garmani virginica  (McEachran 1977) -- (McEachran in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:69 [ref. 26158], Moore et al. 2003:171 [ref. 27076]). • Valid as Leucoraja virginica  (McEachran 1977) -- (McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:162 [ref. 23897], Nelson et al. 2004:55 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:55 [ref. 32708]).

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abyssicola Raja abyssicola Gilbert [C. H.] 1896Synonym
acanthiderma Raja acanthiderma Fowler [H. W.] 1947Synonym
acanthostyla Raja acanthostyla Philippi [R. A.] 1896Synonym
ackleyi Raja ackleyi Garman [S.] 1881Synonym
ackleyi Rostroraja ackleyi (Garman [S.] 1881)Valid
ackleyi ornata Raja ackleyi ornata Garman [S.] 1881Synonym
acus Raja acus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
acutispina Raja acutispina Ishiyama [R.] 1958Synonym
africana Raja africana Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
africana Raja africana Capapé [C.] 1977Valid
agassizi Raja agassizi (Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1841)Valid
agassizi meta Raja agassizi meta Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1903--
agassizi picta Raja agassizi picta Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 19031°Homonym
agassizi ribeiroi Raja agassizi ribeiroi Fowler [H. W.] 1910Replacement name
agassizii Raja agassizii (Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1841)Synonym
ajereba Raja ajereba Walbaum [J. J.] (ex Marcgravus) 1792Synonym
alba Raja alba Chiereghini [A. P.] in Nardo 1847Not available
alba Raja alba Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
albalinea Raja albalinea von Bonde [C.] & Swart [D. B.] 1923Synonym
albomaculata Raja albomaculata Norman [J. R.] 1937Synonym
aleutica Raja aleutica Gilbert [C. H.] 1896Synonym
alia Raja alia Garman [S.] 1899Uncertain
altavela Raja altavela Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
annandalei Raja annandalei Weber [M.] 1913Synonym
apteronota Raja apteronota Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Uncertain
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