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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Myliobatis aquila (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Myliobatis aquila (Linnaeus, 1758)

Synonyms:

Myliobatis aquila (Linnaeus 1758)
Raja aquila Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X, 1: 232 ('Habitat in Mari Mediterraneo'). No type material.
Leiobatis aquila: Rafinesque, 1810a: 48 Roule, 1912: 22 Le Danois, 1913: 35, fig. 46 Vatova, 1928: 418 De Buen, 1935: 39.
Myliobatis aquila: Cuvier, 1817: 137-138 Müller & Henle, 1841:176-177 Duméril, 1865: 634-635 Günther, 1870: 489 Moreau, 1881: 442-446, fig. 75-76 Doderlein, 1884: 234-237, 240-241 Lo Bianco, 1909: 671 Garman, 1913: 431-432, pl. LXXIII (fig. 1) Lozano Rey, 1928: 642-646, fig. 191, 192B Nobre, 1935: 489-490, pl. LXIX (fig. 213) Ehrenbaum, 1936: 320-321, fig. 272 Fowler, 1936: 134-135, fig. 55 Poll, 1947: 113-114, fig. 72-74 Cadenat, 1950: 115
Dieuzeide et al., 1953: 124-126, fig. Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 177-178, fig. 105 Tortonese, 1956: 277-280, fig. 152-153 Soljan, 1963: 77-78, fig. Wheeler, 1969: 109-110, fig. Maurin & Bonnet, 1970: 41-42 Capapé & Quignard, 1974a :1-27.
Myliobatis noctula Bonaparte, 1833, Iconogr. Fauna ital., 3: fasc. II, pta. 11, 2 p., 1 pl. (off Italy). One syntype: ANSP, unfortunately kept together with four other specimens in the same jar, labelled no. 410-413 (one specimen not numbered). Which one of the specimens concerned represents the syntype is unknown.
Pastinaca aquila: Gray, 1854: 12.
Myliobatis noctula: Canestrini, 1872: 60 Stossich, 1880: 45.
Holorhinus aquila: Fowler, 1941: 459-460.

Common names:

Common eagle ray [En]
Eagle ray [En]
Aigle commun [Fr]
Aigle de mer [Fr]
Aguila marina [Es]
Adlerroche [De]
Aquila di mare [It]
Ratão [Pr]

Common eagle ray (Myliobatis aquila)