butterfly ray

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Noun1.butterfly ray - a stingray with a short tail and a broad fin
stingray - large venomous ray with large barbed spines near the base of a thin whiplike tail capable of inflicting severe wounds
genus Gymnura, Gymnura - butterfly rays
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The profiles of 220 stingrays are arranged according to Dasytididae, Gymnuridae, Myliobatidae, Rhoinopteridae, Urolophidae, Hexatrygonidae, Plesiobatidae, and freshwater species.
Sequences from Myliobatis ridens Ruocco, Lucifora, Diaz de Astarloa, Mabragana & Delpiani, 2012 (Myliobatidae), Gymnura mycrura (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (Gymnuridae), Himantura gerrardi (Gray, 1851) and Urobatis jamaicensis (Cuvier, 1816) (Urotrygonidae) were used as outgroups to root the phylogeny.
Taeniura lymma (Dasyatidae), and Gymnura australis (Gymnuridae)
A taxonomic review of the Australian butterfly ray Gymnura australis (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886) and other members of the family Gymnuridae (Order Rajiformes) from the Indo-West Pacific.