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Hemitrygon

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Dasyatidae
Rank  Genus
Class  Chondrichthyes
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Stingrays
Hemitrygon
Similar  Stingrays, Bathytoshia, Bennett's stingray, Estuary stingray, Mekong freshwater stingray

Hemitrygon is a genus of stingrays in the family Dasyatidae from marine, brackish and freshwater habitats in the central Indo-Pacific and northwest Pacific regions. The genus was formerly regarded as a junior synonym of the genus Dasyatis.

Species

The taxonomy of Hemitrygon requires revision, as some existing species may be synonyms and there may be undescribed species.

  • Hemitrygon akajei (Müller & Henle, 1841) (Red stingray)
  • Hemitrygon bennetti (Müller & Henle, 1841) Bennett's stingray)
  • Hemitrygon fluviorum (Ogilby, 1908) (Estuary stingray)
  • Hemitrygon izuensis (Nishida & Nakaya, 1988) (Izu stingray)
  • Hemitrygon laevigata (Chu, 1960) (Yantai stingray)
  • Hemitrygon laosensis (Roberts & Karnasuta, 1987) (Mekong freshwater stingray)
  • Hemitrygon longicauda (Last & White, 2013) (Merauke stingray)
  • Hemitrygon navarrae (Steindachner, 1892) (Blackish stingray)
  • Hemitrygon parvonigra (Last & White, 2008) (Dwarf black stingray)
  • Hemitrygon sinensis (Steindachner, 1892) (Chinese stingray)
  • References

    Hemitrygon Wikipedia


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