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Leucoraja  Malm, 1877
Taxonomic Serial No.: 564037

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): rough skates [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                               OrderRajiformes  – rays, sawfishes, skates, poissons-scie, raies  
                                  FamilyRajidae Blainville, 1816 – rayas, rays, skates, raies  
                                     GenusLeucoraja Malm, 1877 – rough skates  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Leucoraja circularis (Couch, 1838) – cuckoo ray, sandy ray 
                                        Species Leucoraja compagnoi (Stehmann, 1995)  
                                        Species Leucoraja erinacea (Mitchill, 1825) – raie-hérisson, common skate, little skate, summer skate 
                                        Species Leucoraja fullonica (Linnaeus, 1758) – shagreen ray, shagreen skate 
                                        Species Leucoraja garmani (Whitley, 1939) – rosette skate 
                                        Species Leucoraja lentiginosa (Bigelow and Schroeder, 1951) – freckled skate, raya pecosa, speckled skate 
                                        Species Leucoraja leucosticta (Stehmann, 1971)  
                                        Species Leucoraja melitensis (Clark, 1926)  
                                        Species Leucoraja naevus (Müller and Henle, 1841) – cuckoo ray, sandy ray 
                                        Species Leucoraja ocellata (Mitchill, 1815) – raie tachetée, big skate, eyed skate, winter skate 
                                        Species Leucoraja wallacei (Hulley, 1970)  
                                        Species Leucoraja yucatanensis (Bigelow and Schroeder, 1950) – Yucatan skate 

  Expert: John D. McEachran  
  Notes: Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, 77843-2258, USA   
  Reference for: Leucoraja    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Leucoraja   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Reference for: Leucoraja   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McEachran, John D., and Katherine A. Dunn  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic Analysis of Skates, a Morphologically Conservative Clade of Elasmobranchs (Chondrichthyes: Rajidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Copeia, vol. 1998, no. 2   
  Page(s): 271-290   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0045-8511   
  Reference for: Leucoraja   

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