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Pastinachus atrus

(Macleay 1883)

Pastinachus atrus was originally described as Taeniura atrus by Macleay in 1883. It belongs to the family Dasyatidae and subfamily Hypolophinae. It is commonly known as ---. It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water.
Species   atrus
AuthorWI   Macleay [W.]
AuthorNI   Macleay
Qualification   ---
Year   1883
Status   Synonym
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Myliobatiformes Myliobatiformes
Family   Dasyatidae
Hypolophinae Hypolophinae
Genus   Pastinachus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Myliobatiformes
Family   Dasyatidae
Subfamily   Hypolophinae
Genus   Pastinachus
Original Name   Taeniura        
Taxon Name   atra
Original Combination   Taeniura atra
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Taeniura atra
OriginalSubGenus   Taeniura
Original Author   Macleay
Original AuthorWI   Macleay [W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1883
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Hypolophinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Port Moresby District, Papua New Guinea.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   AMS I.9762
Journal   Proc. Linn. Soc. N. S. W.
Citation   v. 7 (pt 4)
Page   598

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pastinachus atrus
Current Species atrus
Current Genus Pastinachus
Current AuthorWI Macleay [W.]
Current AuthorNI Macleay
Current Year 1883
Current Family Dasyatidae
Current Subfamily
Hypolophinae Hypolophinae

Habitat freshwater, brackish, marine.        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Pastinachus ater  (Macleay 1883). Dasyatidae: Hypolophinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Pastinachus sephen (Forsskål 1775) -- (Last & Stevens 1994:410 [ref. 23873] as Pastinachus sephen ater, Last et al. 2005:1 [ref. 28346], Paxton et al. 2006:194 [ref. 28995]). •Tentatively valid -- (Last & Manjaji-Matsumoto 2010:115 [ref. 30854]). •Valid as Pastinachus atrus (Macleay 1883) -- (Last et al. 2010:121 [ref. 30855], Last el al. 2010:222 [ref. 32461], Larson et al. 2013:20 [ref. 32988], Weigmann 2016:140 [ref. 34211] see remarks, and misspelled atrus). •Valid as Pastinachus ater (Macleay 1883) -- (Kottelat 2013:27 [ref. 32989], Last et al. 2016:364 [ref. 34581], Last et al. 2016:594 [ref. 35010], White et al. 2017:248 [ref. 35860], Fricke et al. 2018:26 [ref. 35805], Kumar et al. 2018:298 [ref. 36178], White & Ko'ou 2018:59 [ref. 35922], Eagderi et al. 2019:10 [ref. 37020], Fernando et al. 2019:215 [ref. 36642], Moore et al. 2020:109 [ref. 37357], Psomadakis et al. 2020:208 [ref. 37272]).

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atrus Pastinachus ater (Macleay [W.] 1883)Valid
fluviatilis Pastinachus fluviatilis (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
gracilicaudus Pastinachus gracilicaudus Last [P. R.] & Manjaji-Matsumoto [B. M.] 2010Valid
gruveli Pastinachus gruveli (Chabanaud [P.] 1923)Synonym
sephen Pastinachus sephen (Fabricius [J. C.] 1775)Valid
solocirostris Pastinachus solocirostris Last [P. R.], Manjaji [B. M.] & Yearsley [G. K.] 2005Valid
stellurostris Pastinachus stellurostris Last [P. R.], Fahmi [no initials] & Naylor [G. J. P.] 2010Valid
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