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Urolophus viridis


Urolophus viridis was originally described as Urolophus viridis by McCulloch in 1916. It belongs to the family Urolophidae. It is commonly known as Greenback stingaree and is known in Australia as Greenback stingaree, in United Kingdom as Greenback stingaree. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Australia: southern Queensland to Victoria and Tasmania, also Western Australia.
Species   viridis
AuthorWI   McCulloch [A. R.]
AuthorNI   McCulloch
Qualification   ---
Year   1916
Status   Valid
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Myliobatiformes Myliobatiformes
Family   Urolophidae
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Genus   Urolophus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Myliobatiformes
Family   Urolophidae
Genus   Urolophus
Original Name   Urolophus        
Taxon Name   viridis
Original Combination   Urolophus viridis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Urolophus viridis
OriginalSubGenus   Urolophus
Original Author   McCulloch
Original AuthorWI   McCulloch [A. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1916
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Green Cape, New South Wales, Australia, depth 49 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: (6) AMS 13799-804 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   AMS I.13798
Journal   Biol. Results "Endeavour"
Citation   v. 4 (pt 4)
Page   176
Illustrations   Pl. 51

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Urolophus viridis
Current Species   viridis
Current Genus   Urolophus
Current AuthorWI   McCulloch [A. R.]
Current AuthorNI   McCulloch
Current Year   1916
Current Family   Urolophidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Salt water
Habitat Notes   Occurs on the outer continental shelf (Ref. 6871).
Depth Range   From 20 to 200 meters.
Distribution   Australia: southern Queensland to Victoria and Tasmania, also Western Australia.

Current Summary   Valid as Urolophus viridis  McCulloch 1916. Urolophidae.
Name History   • Valid as Urolophus viridis  McCulloch 1916 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:48 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:20 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:181 [ref. 22532], Last & Stevens 1994:441 [ref. 23873], Last & Compagno 1999:1475 [ref. 24639], Compagno 1999:494 [ref. 25589], Yearsley & Last 2006:50 [ref. 28667], Paxton et al. 2006:202 [ref. 28994], Gomon et al. 2008:137 [ref. 30619]).

Common Names  Common Names
Places  Places
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
First Publication  First Publication
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Name Combinations   Name Combinations
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armatus Spinilophus armatus (Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] in Müller & Henle 1841)Valid
armatus Urolophus armatus Valenciennes [A.] in Müller & Henle 1841Synonym
aspidurus Urolophus aspidurus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882Synonym
asterias Urolophus asterias Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1883Synonym
aurantiacus Urolophus aurantiacus Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1841Valid
australis Urolophus australis (Steindachner [F.] 1866)Synonym
bucculentus Urolophus bucculentus Macleay [W.] 1884Valid
chilensis Urolophus chilensis Günther [A.] 1872Synonym
circularis Urolophus circularis McKay [R. J.] 1966Valid
concentricus Urolophus concentricus (Osburn [R. C.] & Nichols [J. T.] 1916)Synonym
cruciatus Urolophus cruciatus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1804)Valid
deforgesi Urolophus deforgesi Séret [B.] & Last [P. R.] 2003Valid
ephippiatus Urolophus ephippiatus Richardson [J.] 1845Synonym
expansus Urolophus expansus McCulloch [A. R.] 1916Valid
flavomosaicus Urolophus flavomosaicus Last [P. R.] & Gomon [M. F.] 1987Valid
fuscus Urolophus fuscus Garman [S.] 1885Action
gigas Urolophus gigas Scott [T. D.] 1954Valid
goodei Urolophus goodei Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.] 1890Synonym
halleri Urolophus halleri Cooper [J. G.] 1863Valid
henlei Urolophus henlei (Steindachner [F.] 1866)Synonym
jamaicensis Urolophus jamaicensis (Cuvier [G.] 1816)Synonym
javanicus Urolophus javanicus (Martens [E. von] 1864)Valid
kaianus Urolophus kaianus Günther [A.] 1880Valid
kapalensis Urolophus kapalensis Yearsley [G. K.] & Last [P. R.] 2006Valid
lobatus Urolophus lobatus McKay [R. J.] 1966Valid
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