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Trygonorrhina melaleuca
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Trygonorrhina melaleuca

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Trygonorrhina melaleuca was originally described as Trygonorrhina melaleuca by Scott in 1954. It belongs to the family Rhinobatidae. It is commonly known as Magpie fiddler ray and is known in Australia as Magpie fiddler ray. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Australia: South Australia [possible a mutant of *T. fasciata*].
Species   melaleuca
AuthorWI   Scott [T. D.]
AuthorNI   Scott
Qualification   ---
Year   1954
Status   Synonym
Class  
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Order  
Pristiformes Pristiformes
Family   Rhinobatidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Trygonorrhina
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Pristiformes
Family   Rhinobatidae
Genus   Trygonorrhina
Original Name   Trygonorrhina        
Taxon Name   melaleuca
Original Combination   Trygonorrhina melaleuca
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Trygonorrhina melaleuca
OriginalSubGenus   Trygonorrhina
Original Author   Scott
Original AuthorWI   Scott [T. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1954
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, 35°39'S, 137°38'E, South Australia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Glover 1976:169 [ref. 19449].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   SAMA F.2769 + cast F.2769
Journal   Rec. S. Aust. Mus. (Adelaide)
Citation   v. 11 (no. 2)
Page   106
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Trygonorrhina dumerilii
Current Species   dumerilii
Current Genus   Trygonorrhina
Current AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L. de]
Current AuthorNI   Castelnau
Current Year   1873
Current Family   Rhinobatidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Occurs in shallow water.
   
Distribution Australia: South Australia [possible a mutant of *T. fasciata*].

Current Summary   Synonym of Trygonorrhina dumerilii  (Castelnau 1873). Trygonorrhinidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Trygonorrhina melaleuca  Scott 1954 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:54 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:171 [ref. 22532], Last & Stevens 1994:294 [ref. 23873], Compagno 1999:486 [ref. 25589], Paxton et al. 2006:179 [ref. 28994], Gomon 2008:107 [ref. 30616] but possible mutant).

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dumerilii Trygonorrhina dumerilii (Castelnau [F. L. de] 1873)Valid
fasciata Trygonorrhina fasciata Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] (ex Banks) 1841Valid
fasciata guanerius Trygonorrhina fasciata guanerius Whitley [G. P.] 1932Synonym
guaneria Trygonorrhina guaneria Whitley [G. P.] 1932Synonym
guanerius Trygonorrhina guanerius Whitley [G. P.] 1932Synonym
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