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Taxon: Genus Raja Linnaeus, 1758 - skates (fish)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Chondrichthyes - (Order) Rajiformes - (Family) Rajidae

Current position

Rajidae (Family) Blainville, 1816 Ref: W.N. Eschmeyer, 2004-2016: 2 Oct 2012.

Alternative positions

Nantes (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. von Linné, 1766: 395.
Rajinae (Subfamily) Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 75.

Original position

Nantes (Order) Linnaeus, 1758

Original entries

Raja altavela Linnaeus, 1758
Raja aquila Linnaeus, 1758
Raja batis Linnaeus, 1758
Raja clavata Linnaeus, 1758
Raja fullonica Linnaeus, 1758
Raja miraletus Linnaeus, 1758
Raja oxyrinchus Linnaeus, 1758
Raja pastinaca Linnaeus, 1758
Raja rhinobatos Linnaeus, 1758

Historical positions

Rajinae (Subfamily) Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 75.
Rajidae (Family) Blainville, 1816 Ref: 2000
Chordata (Phylum) Bateson, 1885 Ref: L. Margulis & K.V. Schwartz, 1982: 239. [rough position]
Rajidae (Family) Blainville, 1816 Ref: J.D. McEachran, 1982: 841. [unofficial]
Rajidae (Family) Blainville, 1816 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979
Rajidae (Family) Blainville, 1816 Ref: B. Grzimek, 1973-1975
Nantes (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. von Linné, 1766: 349, 395.
Nantes (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. Linnaeus, 1758: 196, 231. [new position]

Number of Subtaxa

2021 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 30s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [30s]
1990-present R. Froese & D. Pauly: 26 Sep 2005 [30s]
1990-present R. Froese & D. Pauly: 26 Sep 2005 [30s]
2004-2016 W.N. Eschmeyer: 2 Oct 2012 [30s]
1758 C. Linnaeus [10s]
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