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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Pteromylaeus bovinus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Pteromylaeus bovinus (E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Synonyms:

Pteromylaeus bovinus (E.. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)
Myliobatis bovina E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817, Descr. Égypte, Poiss.: pl. XXVI (fig. l) (description: I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1827, ibid., 1: 336) (off Alexandria).No type material.
Myliobatis bovina: Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1829: 392 Günther, 1870: 490-491 Moreau, 1881: 446-447 Doderlein, 1884: 238-239 Lozano Rey, 1928: 646-649, fig. 193 Nobre, 1935: 490-491 Fowler, 1941: 469-470 Dieuzeide et al., 1953: 126-127 Soljan, 1963: 75-77, fig.
Myliobatis aquila (non Linnaeus)- Bonaparte, 1833: fasc. II, pta. 12, 2 p., 1 pl. Canestrini, 1872: 60-61 Stossich, 1880: 45.
Myliobatis episcopus Valenciennes, 1844, Ichthyologie in Webb & Berthelot, Hist. nat. Iles Canaries, 2: 98-99, pl. XXIV (Canary Islands). Holotype: MNHN no. A 8715, stuffed head and jaws only.
Myliobatis bonaparti Duméril, 1865, Hist. nat. Poiss., 1: 635-636 (Mediterranean coast of Algeria, Canary Islands). Two syntypes: MNHN no. 2356, A 8715, which is ths holotype of M. episcopus as well.
Pteromylaeus bovinus: Garman, 1913: 439 Fowler, 1936: 135-136, fig. 56 Cadenat, 1950: 115, fig. 36 Poll, 1951: 141-143, fig. 61, pl. IX (fig. 1) Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 178-179, fig. 106A Tortonese, 1956: 280-283, fig. 153-155 Capapé & Quignard, 1975 :1329, 8 fig.
Leiobatus bovina: De Buen, 1935: 40.

Common names:

Bull ray [En]
Aigle vachette [Fr]
Mourine [Fr]
Vaccarella [It]
Bispo [Pr]
Chucho vaca [Es]

Bull ray (Pteromylaeus bovinus)