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Potamotrygon  Garman, 1877
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161005

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarăo, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                               OrderMyliobatiformes  – stingrays  
                                  FamilyPotamotrygonidae Garman, 1877 – river stingrays  
                                     GenusPotamotrygon Garman, 1877  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Potamotrygon amandae Loboda and Carvalho, 2013  
                                        Species Potamotrygon boesemani Rosa, Carvalho and Almeida Wanderley, 2008  
                                        Species Potamotrygon brachyura (Günther, 1880)  
                                        Species Potamotrygon constellata (Vaillant, 1880)  
                                        Species Potamotrygon falkneri Castex and Maciel, 1963  
                                        Species Potamotrygon henlei (Castelnau, 1855)  
                                        Species Potamotrygon humerosa Garman, 1913  
                                        Species Potamotrygon hystrix (Müller and Henle, 1841)  
                                        Species Potamotrygon leopoldi Castex and Castello, 1970  
                                        Species Potamotrygon limai Fontenelle, da Silva and Carvalho, 2014  
                                        Species Potamotrygon magdalenae (Duméril, 1865)  
                                        Species Potamotrygon marinae Deynat, 2006  
                                        Species Potamotrygon motoro (Müller and Henle, 1841)  
                                        Species Potamotrygon ocellata (Engelhardt, 1912)  
                                        Species Potamotrygon orbignyi (Castelnau, 1855)  
                                        Species Potamotrygon pantanensis Loboda and Carvalho, 2013  
                                        Species Potamotrygon schroederi Fernández-Yépez, 1958  
                                        Species Potamotrygon schuhmacheri Castex, 1964  
                                        Species Potamotrygon scobina Garman, 1913  
                                        Species Potamotrygon signata Garman, 1913  
                                        Species Potamotrygon tatianae Silva & Carvalho, 2011  
                                        Species Potamotrygon tigrina Carvalho, Sabaj Pérez and Lovejoy, 2011 – Tiger ray 
                                        Species Potamotrygon yepezi Castex and Castello, 1970  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 04-Jun-2014, website (version Jun-2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Reference for: Potamotrygon   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Potamotrygon   
  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: Potamotrygon   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Potamotrygon   
  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   
  Reference for: Potamotrygon   

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