Gymnura micrura

Carvalho, Marcelo Rodrigues De, 2017, Taxonomic and morphological revision of butterfly rays of the Gymnura micrura (Bloch & Schneider 1801) species complex, with the description of two new species (Myliobatiformes: Gymnuridae), Zootaxa 4332 (1), pp. 1-74 : 69

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4332.1.1

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6039811

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scientific name

Gymnura micrura
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Key to the Butterfly Rays of the G. micrura Species Complex

1a. Dorsal cranial fontanelle keyhole-shaped; mesopterygium divided into two solid elements......... Gymnura sereti , sp. nov.

1b. Dorsal cranial fontanelle U shaped; mesopterygium divided into one anterior solid element and 5–7 smaller fragments.... 2

2a. Dorsal surface usually uniformly brown or gray, without any vermiculate pattern; number of total pectoral radials ranging from 112 to 119............................................................................. Gymnura micrura

2b. Dorsal surface brownish with a lighter vermiculate background; number of total pectoral radials ranging from 118 to 127..................................................................................... Gymnura lessae , sp. nov.