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Rhinobatos  Linck, 1790
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160814

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): guitarfishes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                               OrderRhinobatiformes  – guitarfishes  
                                  FamilyRhinobatidae Müller and Henle, 1837 – guitares de mer, guitarras, guitarfishes  
                                     GenusRhinobatos Linck, 1790 – guitarfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Rhinobatos albomaculatus (Norman, 1930)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos annandalei (Norman, 1926)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos annulatus (Müller and Henle, 1841)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos batillum Whitley, 1939  
                                        Species Rhinobatos blochii (Müller and Henle, 1841)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos cemiculus (E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos dumerilii (Castelnau, 1873)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos formosensis (Norman, 1926)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos glaucostigma (Jordan and Gilbert, 1883) – guitarra punteada, speckled guitarfish 
                                        Species Rhinobatos granulatus (Cuvier, 1829)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos halavi (Forsskål, 1775)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos holcorhynchus (Norman, 1922)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos horkelii Müller and Henle, 1841 – Brazilian guitarfish 
                                        Species Rhinobatos hynnicephalus (Richardson, 1846)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos irvinei (Norman, 1931)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos lentiginosus Garman, 1880 – guitarra diablito, Atlantic guitarfish 
                                        Species Rhinobatos leucorhynchus (Günther, 1867) – whitesnout guitarfish, guitarra trompa blanca 
                                        Species Rhinobatos leucospilus (Norman, 1926)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos lionotus (Norman, 1926)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos obtusus (Müller and Henle, 1841)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos ocellatus (Norman, 1926)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos percellens (Walbaum, 1792) – fiddlefish, southern guitarfish, guitarfish, guitarra 
                                        Species Rhinobatos planiceps Garman, 1880  
                                        Species Rhinobatos productus (Ayres, 1854) – guitarra viola, shovelnose guitarfish 
                                        Species Rhinobatos punctifer Compagno and Randall, 1987  
                                        Species Rhinobatos rhinobatos (Linnaeus, 1758) – common Mediterranean guitarfish, guitarfish 
                                        Species Rhinobatos schlegelii (Müller and Henle, 1841)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos thouin (Anonymous, 1798)  
                                        Species Rhinobatos typus Anonymous [Bennett], 1830  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Rhinobatos   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Rhinobatos   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Reference for: Rhinobatos   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Rhinobatos   

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