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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Himantura uarnak (Forsskl, 1775)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Himantura uarnak (Forsskål, 1775)


Himantura uarnak (Forsskål, 1775)
Raja uarnak Forsskål, 1775, Descr. anim.: viii, 18 (Red Sea). Lectotype: SMF no. 2540, stuffed; 2 paralectotypes: SMF no. 2543, 2557, both stuffed.
Trygon uarnak: Müller & Henle, 1841: 158-159 Duméril, 1865: 585-586 Günther, 1870: 473-474.
Dasybatus (Himanturus) uarnak: Garman, 1913: 376-377.
Dasyatis uarnak: Ben Tuvia, 1955: 1177-1178.
Himantura uarnak: Klausewitz, 1960: 294-295, pl. XLIII (fig. 5).

Common names:

Forsskål's stingray [En]
Pastenague indienne [Fr]

Forsskål's stingray (Himantura uarnak)