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Himantura  Müller and Henle, 1837
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160971

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): whip rays [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   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassChondrichthyes   
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarăo, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                            SuperorderEuselachii   
                               OrderMyliobatiformes  – stingrays  
                                  FamilyDasyatidae Jordan, 1888 – pastenagues, rayas látigo, stingrays, whiprays, whiptail stingrays, whip-tail stingrays  
                                     GenusHimantura Müller and Henle, 1837 – whip rays  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesHimantura bleekeri (Blyth, 1860)  
                                        SpeciesHimantura chaophraya Monkolprasit and Roberts, 1990  
                                        SpeciesHimantura fai Jordan and Seale, 1906  
                                        SpeciesHimantura fava (Annandale, 1909)  
                                        SpeciesHimantura fluviatilis (Hamilton, 1822)  
                                        SpeciesHimantura gerrardi (Gray, 1851)  
                                        SpeciesHimantura granulata (Macleay, 1883)  
                                        SpeciesHimantura imbricata (Bloch and Schneider, 1801)  
                                        SpeciesHimantura jenkinsii (Annandale, 1909)  
                                        SpeciesHimantura krempfi (Chabanaud, 1923)  
                                        SpeciesHimantura marginata (Blyth, 1860)  
                                        SpeciesHimantura pacifica (Beebe and Tee-van, 1941) – Pacific whiptail stingray, raya coluda del Pacífico 
                                        SpeciesHimantura schmardae (Werner, 1904) – Chupare stingray, lebisa, Caribbean whiptail stingray, raya coluda caribeńa 
                                        SpeciesHimantura signifer Compagno and Roberts, 1982  
                                        SpeciesHimantura uarnak (Forsskĺl, 1775)  
                                        SpeciesHimantura undulata (Bleeker, 1852)  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Himantura   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Himantura   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Himantura   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Himantura   
       

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