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texana, Raia Chandler [A. C.] 1921:657 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 59 (no. 2393); ref. 15308] Gulf of Mexico off Galveston jetties, Texas, U.S.A., depth between 5 and 10 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 84162. •Valid in an unnamed new genus -- (Compagno 1999:493 [ref. 25589]). •Valid as Raja texana Chandler 1921 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:37 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:26 [ref. 23239], Castro-Aguirre & Espinosa Pérez 1996:40 [ref. 22793], McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:168 [ref. 23897], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:63 [ref. 24550], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:147 [ref. 27754], McEachran & Carvalho 2003:543 [ref. 26985], Nelson et al. 2004:56 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:56 [ref. 32708], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:120 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:121 [ref. 34211]). •Valid as Rostroraja texana (Chandler 1921) -- (Last et al. 2016:24 [ref. 34941] with question, Last et al. 2016:357 [ref. 35000], Ehemann et al. 2018:25 [ref. 36194], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:344 [ref. 36407], Jones et al. 2020:293 [ref. 37610]). Current status: Valid as Rostroraja texana (Chandler 1921). Rajidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico endemic. Habitat: marine.