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Species in the genus Rajella: [ 24 ] records


albalinea, Raia von Bonde [C.] & Swart [D. B.] 1923:6, Pl. 20 (fig. 1) [Report Fisheries and Marine Biological Survey, Union of South Africa Rep. 3 (art. 5); ref. 522] KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, Pickle stations 336 and 519, depth 280-600 fathoms. Syntypes: (several) BMNH 1935.7.14.4 (1). •Synonym of Raja caudaspinosa von Bonde & Swart 1923 -- (Hulley 1986:120 [ref. 5672]). •Synonym of Rajella caudospinosa (von Bonde & Swart 1923). Current status: Synonym of Rajella caudaspinosa (von Bonde & Swart 1923). Rajidae. Habitat: marine.

annandalei, Raja Weber [M.] 1913:598 [Die Fische der Siboga-Expedition; ref. 4602] Halmahera Sea, Siboga station 145, depth 827 meters. Lectotype: ZMA 113492. Paralectotypes: ZMA 112641 (2). Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:7 [ref. 19236]. Lectotype selected by Stehmann 1976:158 [ref. 7085]. •Valid as Raja annandalei Weber 1913 -- (Stehmann 1976:158 [ref. 7085], Last & Compagno 1999:1456 [ref. 24639]). •Valid as Rajella annandalei (Weber 1913) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], Weigmann 2016:121 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:333 [ref. 35000]). Current status: Valid as Rajella annandalei (Weber 1913). Rajidae. Distribution: Indonesia. Habitat: marine.

barnardi, Raja Norman [J. R.] 1935:(39) 43, Fig. 14 [Discovery Reports v. 12; ref. 13911] Off Cape Town, South Africa, 34°S, l7°58'E, southeastern Atlantic, depth 210-173 meters. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1935.5.2.65. •Synonym of Raja leopardus von Bonde & Swart 1923 -- (Hulley 1986:122 [ref. 5672], Stehmann 1990:46, 49 [ref. 19316]). •Valid as Raja barnardi Norman 1935 -- (Stehmann 1995:51 [ref. 22055]). •Valid as Rajella barnardi (Norman 1935) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Compagno & Ebert 2007:135 [ref. 30471], Weigmann 2016:121 [ref. 34211], McEachran & Séret 2016:1394 [ref. 34551], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:334 [ref. 35000], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:158 [ref. 37302]). Current status: Valid as Rajella barnardi (Norman 1935). Rajidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic, southwestern Indian Ocean: Mauritania south to South Africa, including Cape Verde Islands. Habitat: marine.

bathyphila, Raja Holt [E. W. L.] & Byrne [L. W.] 1908:51 [Fisheries, Ireland, Scientific Investigations No. 5 (for 1906); ref. 6487] Northwest of Hebrides, 51°l2'30"N, 12°l8'W to 51°17'30"N, 21°16'W, Irish Atlantic Slope, depth 893-673 fathoms. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1912.3.1.108. •Valid as Raja bathyphila Holt & Byrne 1908 -- (Stehmann 1978:36 [ref. 8874], Stehmann & Bürkel in Whitehead et al. 1984:190 [ref. 13675], Scott & Scott 1988:41 [ref. 25518], Stehmann 1990:44 [ref. 19316], Nakaya in Okamura et al. 1995:54 [ref. 22531], Stehmann 1995:68 [ref. 22055], Arruda 1997:23 [ref. 24952]). •Valid as Rajella bathyphila (Holt & Byrne 1908) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764] as bathyphilia, Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], Møller et al. 2010:17 [ref. 31169], Mecklenburg et al. 2011:115 [ref. 31212], Afonso et al. 2016:12, 260 [ref. 36199], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:335 [ref. 35000], McEachran & Séret 2016:1386 [ref. 34551], Séret 2016:1345 [ref. 34545], Weigmann 2016:121 [ref. 34211], Mecklenburg et al. 2018:47 [ref. 36370], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:153 [ref. 36791], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:151 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:48 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Rajella bathyphila (Holt & Byrne 1908). Rajidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic; North Atlantic: Iceland; northeastern Atlantic: Faroes Islands south to Western Sahara, including Azores. Habitat: marine.

bigelowi, Raja (Rajella) Stehmann [M. F. W.] 1978:26, Figs. 1-3 [Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft v. 29 (nos 1/2); ref. 8874] Northwestern Atlantic, 37°05'N, 74°20.6'W, Columbus Iselin station 91, depth 1719 meters. Holotype: USNM 218284. Paratypes: BMNH 1979.7.24.4 [ex GMNHZ 1977-170-11] (1); ZMH 25252 [ex ISH 969-1973] (1), 25253 [ex 970-1973a-b] (2), 25251 [ex 148-1974] (1); MOM uncat. (1); USNM 35584 (1), 35591 (1), 38210 (1), 148269 (1), 148276 (1), 218273 (2), 218285 (1). Type catalog: Krefft 1987:74 [ref. 20751], Thiel et al. 2009:23 [ref. 30918]. •Valid as Raja bigelowi Stehmann 1978 -- (Stehmann & Bürkel in Whitehead et al. 1984:191 [ref. 13675], McAllister 1990:37 [ref. 14674], Stehmann 1990:44 [ref. 19316], Nakaya in Okamura et al. 1995:55 [ref. 22531], Stehmann 1995:74 [ref. 22055], Santos et al. 1997:15 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:23 [ref. 24952]). •Valid as Rajella bigelowi (Stehmann 1978) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:169 [ref. 23897], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Moore et al. 2003:171 [ref. 27076], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], Møller et al. 2010:17 [ref. 31169], Lins Oliveira et al. 2015:34 [ref. 37485], Weigmann 2016:122 [ref. 34211], Bañón et al. 2016:302 [ref. 34397], Séret 2016:1345 [ref. 34545], McEachran & Séret 2016:1386 [ref. 34551], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:336 [ref. 35000], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:150 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:48 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Rajella bigelowi (Stehmann 1978). Rajidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Canada south to Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil); North Atlantic: Greenland and Iceland; eastern Atlantic: British Isles south to Guinea, including Azores. Habitat: marine.

caudaspinosa, Raia von Bonde [C.] & Swart [D. B.] 1923:8, Pl. 21 (fig. 1) [Report Fisheries and Marine Biological Survey, Union of South Africa Rep. 3 (art. 5); ref. 522] KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, Pickle station 336, depth 280 fathoms. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. •Valid as Raja caudaspinosa von Bonde & Swart 1923 -- (Hulley 1986:120 [ref. 5672], Compagno et al. 1991:103 [ref. 21083], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:92 [ref. 25472], Stehmann 1995:109 [ref. 22055]). •Valid as Rajella caudaspinosa (von Bonde & Swart 1923) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Compagno & Ebert 2007:135 [ref. 30471], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], Weigmann et al. 2014:384 [ref. 33443], Weigmann 2016:122 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:337 [ref. 35000], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:152 [ref. 37302]). Current status: Valid as Rajella caudaspinosa (von Bonde & Swart 1923). Rajidae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic, southwestern Indian Ocean: Namibia south to Cape of Good Hope, then north to KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa). Habitat: marine.

challengeri, Rajella Last [P. R.] & Stehmann [M. F. W.] 2008:136, Figs. 1-6 [CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper No. 021; ref. 29652] West of Trial Harbour, Tasmania, 41°48'S, 144°22'E, depth 1288-1328 meters. Holotype: CSIRO H 549-01. Paratypes: 18 specimens at CSIRO. Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Rajella challengeri Last & Stehmann 2008 -- (Weigmann 2016:122 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:338 [ref. 35000]). Current status: Valid as Rajella challengeri Last & Stehmann 2008. Rajidae. Distribution: Southern Australia: New South Wales to South Australia (and Western Australia), including Tasmania. Habitat: marine.

confundens, Raja Hulley [P. A.] 1970:203, Pl. 11 (figs. a-b); Fig. 17 (a-c) [Annals of the South African Museum v. 55 (pt 4); ref. 7750] Off Cape Columbine, South Africa, depth 620 meters. Holotype: SAM 24411. Paratypes: SAM 24479 (1). •Valid as Raja confundens Hulley 1970 -- (Hulley 1986:121 [ref. 5672], Stehmann 1990:45 [ref. 19316], Compagno et al. 1991:104 [ref. 21083], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:93 [ref. 25472]). •Synonym of Raja barnardi Norman 1935 -- (Stehmann 1995:51 [ref. 22055], Compagno & Ebert 2007:134 [ref. 30471]). •Synonym of Rajella barnardi (Norman 1935) -- (Weigmann 2016:121 [ref. 34211], McEachran & Séret 2016:1394 [ref. 34551]). Current status: Synonym of Rajella barnardi (Norman 1935). Rajidae. Habitat: marine.

dageti, Raja Capapé [C.] 1977:1033, Fig. 6 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 3: Zoologie) No. 339 (482); ref. 7237] West Africa, 5°57'N, 1°34'E, depth 370-400 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1969-0229. Paratypes: (1, whereabouts unknown). Type catalog: Séret & McEachran 1987:14 [ref. 9312]. •Valid as Raja dageti Capepé 1977 -- (Stehmann 1990:48 [ref. 19316]). •Synonym of Raja barnardi Norman 1935 -- (Stehmann 1995:51 [ref. 22055]). •Synonym of Rajella barnardi (Norman 1935) -- (Weigmann 2016:121 [ref. 34211]). Current status: Synonym of Rajella barnardi (Norman 1935). Rajidae. Habitat: marine.

dissimilis, Raja Hulley [P. A.] 1970:199, Pl. 10 (figs. a-b); Fig. 15 (a-c) [Annals of the South African Museum v. 55 (pt 4); ref. 7750] West of Cape Town, South Africa, 33°47'S, 17°14'E, southeastern Atlantic, depth 1000 meters. Holotype: ZMH 25258 [ex ISH 46-1967a]. Paratypes: ZMH 25259 [ex ISH 46-1967b-c] (2). Type catalog: Krefft 1978:6 [ref. 9884], Thiel et al. 2009:23 [ref. 30918]. •Valid as Raja dissimilis Hulley 1970 -- (Hulley 1986:121 [ref. 5672], Stehmann 1990:45 [ref. 19316], Compagno et al. 1991:104 [ref. 21083], Stehmann 1995:79 [ref. 22055]). •Valid as Rajella dissimilis (Hulley 1970) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Compagno & Ebert 2007:135 [ref. 30471], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], Weigmann et al. 2014:384 [ref. 33443], Weigmann 2016:122 [ref. 34211], McEachran & Séret 2016:1402 [ref. 34551], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:339 [ref. 35000], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:158 [ref. 37302]). Current status: Valid as Rajella dissimilis (Hulley 1970). Rajidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic, southwestern Indian Ocean: Rockall Trough; Western Sahara south to South Africa. Habitat: marine.

eisenhardti, Rajella Long [D. J.] & McCosker [J. E.] 1999:45, Figs. 45 [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 112 (no. 1); ref. 23764] Off Cabo Rosa, 1°04.74'S, 91°11.08'W, Isla Isabella, Galápagos Islands, depth 757 meters. Holotype: CAS 86817. Paratypes: CAS 86561 (1). •Valid as Rajella eisenhardti Long & McCosker 1999 -- (Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:188 [ref. 30957], Weigmann 2016:122 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:340 [ref. 35000]). Current status: Valid as Rajella eisenhardti Long & McCosker 1999. Rajidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Galápagos Islands. Habitat: marine.

fuliginea, Raja Bigelow [H. B.] & Schroeder [W. C.] 1954:10, Figs. 3-4 [Breviora No. 24; ref. 5551] Northwestern Gulf of Mexico, 27°32'N, 93°02'W, Oregon station 534, depth 400-450 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 163367. •Valid as Raja fuliginea Bigelow & Schroeder 1954 -- (Cervigón 1992:206 [ref. 23827], Castro-Aguirre & Espinosa Pérez 1996:41 [ref. 22793]). •Valid as Rajella fuliginea (Bigelow & Schroeder 1954) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:169 [ref. 23897], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], McEachran & Carvalho 2003:561 [ref. 26985], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], Page et al. 2013:56 [ref. 32708], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:120 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:122 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:341 [ref. 35000], Ehemann et al. 2018:25 [ref. 36194], Ehemann et al. 2019:[6] [ref. 36861], Jones et al. 2020:291 [ref. 37610]). Current status: Valid as Rajella fuliginea (Bigelow & Schroeder 1954). Rajidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.

fyllae, Raja Lütken [C. F.] 1887:1, Pl. 1 [Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den Naturhistoriske Forening i Kjøbenhavn, Aaret 1887; ref. 17570] Davis Strait, Greenland, depth 80 fathoms. Holotype: ZMUC P 08488. Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:9 [ref. 9588]. •Valid as Raja fyllae Lütken 1887 -- (Stehmann 1973:65 [ref. 7168], Stehmann & Bürkel in Whitehead et al. 1984:192 [ref. 13675], Scott & Scott 1988:43 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:37 [ref. 14674], Stehmann 1990:46 [ref. 19316], Nakaya in Okamura et al. 1995:56 [ref. 22531], Moore et al. 2003:171 [ref. 27076]). •Valid as Rajella fyllae (Lütken 1887) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], George 2009:57 [ref. 30539], Møller et al. 2010:17 [ref. 31169], Mecklenburg et al. 2011:115 [ref. 31212], Parin et al. 2014:37 [ref. 33547], Dyldin 2015:72 [ref. 34524], Afonso et al. 2016:13, 261 [ref. 36199], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:342 [ref. 35000], Weigmann 2016:122 [ref. 34211], Mecklenburg et al. 2018:49 [ref. 36370], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:152 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:48 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Rajella fyllae (Lütken 1887). Rajidae. Distribution: Arctic Ocean; North Atlantic: Greenland, Iceland; White Sea; northeastern Atlantic: northern Norway south to Bay of Biscay. Habitat: marine.

ingolfiana, Raja Lütken [C. F.] 1898:3, Pl. 1 (fig. 1) [Danish Ingolf expedition; ref. 14687] Off Holstenborg, Greenland, 66°35'N, 56°38'W. Holotype: ZMUC P 08499. Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:9 [ref. 9588]. •Synonym of Raja lintea Fries 1838 -- (Stehmann 1973:67 [ref. 7168]). •Synonym of Rajella lintea (Fries 1838) -- (Stehmann 2012:46 [ref. 31995], Dyldin 2015:73 [ref. 34524]). Current status: Synonym of Rajella lintea (Fries 1838). Rajidae. Habitat: marine.

kukujevi, Raja (Rajella) Dolganov [V. N.] 1985:305, Fig. [Zoologicheskii Zhurnal v. 64 (no. 2); ref. 8164] Northeastern Atlantic, 49°50'N, 29°33'W, depth 750-800 meters. Holotype (unique): ZIN 46195. •Valid as Rajella kukujevi (Dolganov 1985) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], Weigmann 2016:122 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:343 [ref. 35000], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:151 [ref. 37302]). Current status: Valid as Rajella kukujevi (Dolganov 1985). Rajidae. Distribution: Northeastern Atlantic: Rockall Trough south to Spain, including Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Habitat: marine.

leopardus, Raia von Bonde [C.] & Swart [D. B.] 1923:7, Pl. 20 (fig. 2) [Report Fisheries and Marine Biological Survey, Union of South Africa Rep. 3 (art. 5); ref. 522] KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, Pickle stations 336 and 444, depth 40-280 fathoms. Syntypes: (several) BMNH 1935.7.14.2-3 (2). Specific name is an undeclinable noun. •Valid as Raja leopardus von Bonde & Swart 1923 -- (Hulley 1986:122 [ref. 5672], Stehmann 1990:46 [ref. 19316], Compagno et al. 1991:105 [ref. 21083], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:93 [ref. 25472], Stehmann 1995:87 [ref. 22055]). •Valid as Rajella leopardus (von Bonde & Swart 1923) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Compagno & Ebert 2007:135 [ref. 30471], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], Weigmann et al. 2014:383 [ref. 33443] as leoparda, Weigmann 2016:122 [ref. 34211] as leoparda, McEachran & Séret 2016:1402 [ref. 34551] as leoparda, Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941] as leoparda, Last et al. 2016:345 [ref. 35000] as leoparda, Almeida & Biscoito 2019:157 [ref. 37302] as leoparda). Current status: Valid as Rajella leopardus (von Bonde & Swart 1923). Rajidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic, southwestern Indian Ocean: Mauritania south to Guinea; Angola south to South Africa. Habitat: marine.

lintea, Raja Fries [B. F.] 1838:154 [29], Fig. 10 of tooth [Kongliga Vetenskaps-Academiens Handlingar, Stockholm 1838; ref. 18097] Northern Europe, Bohuslän [Sweden]; North Sea [eastern North Atlantic]. Holotype (?): NRM 206a (stuffed, probably lost). On p. 29 of separate. Based on literature and specimens. •Valid as Raja lintea Fries 1838 -- (Stehmann 1973:67 [ref. 7168], Stehmann & Bürkel in Whitehead et al. 1984:194 [ref. 13675], Scott & Scott 1988:47 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:37 [ref. 14674], Nakaya in Okamura et al. 1995:60 [ref. 22531], Dolgov & Igashov 2001:270 [ref. 25408]). •Valid as Dipturus linteus (Fries 1838) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:285 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], Jeong & Nakabo 2008:189 [ref. 29612], George 2009:56 [ref. 30539], Møller et al. 2010:17 [ref. 31169], Iglésias et al. 2010:327 [ref. 30586], Mecklenburg et al. 2011:115 [ref. 31212], Parin et al. 2014:35 [ref. 33547]). •Valid as Rajella lintea (Fries 1838) -- (Stehmann 2012:46 [ref. 31995] dated 1839, Dyldin 2015:73 [ref. 34524], Afonso et al. 2016:13, 262 [ref. 36199], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:345 [ref. 35000], Weigmann 2016:122 [ref. 34211] with date as 1839, Mecklenburg et al. 2018:51 [ref. 36370], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:156 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:48 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Rajella lintea (Fries 1838). Rajidae. Distribution: Arctic Ocean; North Atlantic: Greenland and Iceland; northeastern Atlantic: Faroe Islands and Orkney Islands south to southern Norway. Habitat: marine.

lipacantha, Raja fyllae Jensen [A. S.] 1905:233 [Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den Naturhistoriske Forening i Kjøbenhavn, Aaret 1905; ref. 18333] Skagerak, North Sea. Syntypes: ZMB 18292 (1); ZMUC P 08717-18 (1, 1), P 08723-36 (14). Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:9 [ref. 9588], Paepke & Schmidt 1988:173 [ref. 21041]. •Synonym of Raja fyllae Lütken 1887 -- (Stehmann 1973:65 [ref. 7168]). •Synonym of Rajella fyllae (Lütken 1887) -- (Dyldin 2015:73 [ref. 34524]). Current status: Synonym of Rajella fyllae (Lütken 1887). Rajidae. Habitat: marine.

marklei, Breviraja McEachran [J. D.] & Miyake [T.] 1987:410, Figs. 1-4 [Copeia 1987 (no. 2); ref. 5973] Off Nova Scotia, Canada, 44°45.1'N, 56°07.1'W, depth 988 meters. Holotype: NMC 86-0036. Paratypes: MCZ 63198 (2), ROM 50330 (1), USNM 277973 (1). May be a junior synonym of Rajella fyllae (see Moore et al. 2003:171 [ref. 27076]). •Valid as Breviraja marklei McEachran & Miyake 1987 -- (McAllister 1990:35 [ref. 14674], McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], Moore et al. 2003:171 [ref. 27076]). •Synonym of Rajella fyllae (Lütken 1887) -- (Dyldin 2015:73 [ref. 34524], Weigmann 2016:122 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941]). Current status: Synonym of Rajella fyllae (Lütken 1887). Rajidae. Distribution: Western North Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

nigerrima, Breviraja de Buen [F.] 1960:28, Fig. 10 [Revista de Biologia Marina, Valparaiso v. 10 (nos 1-3); ref. 11965] About 20 miles off Algarrobo, Chile, 33°20'29"S, 71°59'00"W, depth 800 meters. Holotype: EBMC 10207. Paratypes: EBMC 10208 (1). A neotype (USNM 267046) was designated by McEachran & Miyake 1984:785 [ref. 17441] without information on the loss of the original types; if they are lost then the neotype locality is off Chile, 34°53.5'S, 72°44'W, 780-925 fms. •Valid as Malacoraja nigerrima (de Buen 1960) -- (McEachran & Miyake 1984:785 [ref. 17441], Pequeño 1989:17 [ref. 14125], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:89 [ref. 24555]). •Valid as Breviraja nigerrima de Buen 1960 -- (Pequeño & Lamilla 1985:243 [ref. 9593]). •Valid as Rajella nigerrima (de Buen 1960) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], Weigmann 2016:122 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:346 [ref. 35000]). Current status: Valid as Rajella nigerrima (de Buen 1960). Rajidae. Distribution: Southeastern Pacific: Ecuador to Chile. Habitat: marine.

paucispinosa, Rajella Weigmann [S.], Stehmann [M. F. W.] & Thiel [R.] 2014:362, Figs. 2-22 [Zootaxa 3847 (no. 3); ref. 33443] 25°28'03"S, 35°28'07"E - 25°32'05"S, 35°32'05"E, off South Mozambique, depth 1230-1260 meters. Holotype (unique): ZMH 26000. •Valid as Rajella paucispinosa Weigmann, Stehmann & Thiel 2014 -- (Weigmann 2016:123 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:347 [ref. 35000]). Current status: Valid as Rajella paucispinosa Weigmann, Stehmann & Thiel 2014. Rajidae. Distribution: Mozambique. Habitat: marine.

purpuriventralis, Raja Bigelow [H. B.] & Schroeder [W. C.] 1962:184, Figs. 5-6 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 128 (no. 4); ref. 5793] Northern Gulf of Mexico, 27°48'N, 88°45'W, Oregon station 2577, depth 850-1100 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 196440. Originally as purpuri-ventralis. •Valid as Raja purpuriventralis Bigelow & Schroeder 1962 -- (Uyeno & Miyake in Uyeno et al. 1983:76 [ref. 14275], Cervigón 1992:206 [ref. 23827]). •Valid as Malacoraja purpuriventralis (Bigelow & Schroeder 1962) -- (Castro-Aguirre & Espinosa Pérez 1996:41 [ref. 22793]). •Valid as Dipturus purpuriventralis (Bigelow & Schroeder 1962) -- (Weigmann 2016:110 [ref. 34211] see remarks). •Valid as Rajella purpuriventralis (Bigelow & Schroeder 1962) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:170 [ref. 23897], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Gomes & Gadig in Menezes et al. 2003:29 [ref. 27192] as purpuroventralis, McEachran & Carvalho 2003:561 [ref. 26985], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:121 [ref. 34398], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:348 [ref. 35000], Ehemann et al. 2018:25 [ref. 36194], Jones et al. 2020:291 [ref. 37610]). Current status: Valid as Rajella purpuriventralis (Bigelow & Schroeder 1962). Rajidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: including Gulf of Mexico. Habitat: marine.

ravidula, Raja Hulley [P. A.] 1970:196, Pl. 9 (figs. a-b); Fig. 14 [Annals of the South African Museum v. 55 (pt 4); ref. 7750] West of Cape Town, South Africa, 33°49'S, 17°13'E, southeastern Atlantic, depth 1000 meters. Holotype: ZMH 25261 [ex ISH 50-1967]. Paratypes: ZMH 25260 [ex ISH 47-1967a-b] (2). Type catalog: Krefft 1978:6 [ref. 9884], Thiel et al. 2009:25 [ref. 30918]. •Valid as Raja ravidula Hulley 1970 -- (Hulley 1986:124 [ref. 5672], Compagno et al. 1991:107 [ref. 21083], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:94 [ref. 25472], Stehmann 1995:93 [ref. 22055]). •Valid as Rajella ravidula (Hulley 1970) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Compagno & Ebert 2007:137 [ref. 30471], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], Weigmann et al. 2014:384 [ref. 33443], Weigmann 2016:123 [ref. 34211], McEachran & Séret 2016:1403 [ref. 34551], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:349 [ref. 35000], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:157 [ref. 37302]). Current status: Valid as Rajella ravidula (Hulley 1970). Rajidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic, southwestern Indian Ocean: Morocco; Angola south to South Africa. Habitat: marine.

sadowskii, Raja (Rajella) Krefft [G.] & Stehmann [M. F. W.] 1974:34, Figs. 1-3 [Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft v. 25 (Supplement 1); ref. 7513] Off Brazil, 29°57'S, 47°35'W, depth 1200 meters. Holotype: ZMH 25262 [ex ISH 1807-1968]. Paratypes: ZMH 25263 [ex ISH 1936-1968] (1), 25264 [ex 1973-1968a-e] (5), 25265 [ex 2004-1968] (1). Type catalog: Thiel et al. 2009:25-26 [ref. 30918]. •Valid as Raja sadowskii Krefft & Stehmann 1974 -- (Pequeño 1997:79 [ref. 23536]). •Valid as Rajella sadowskii (Krefft & Stehmann 1974) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Long & McCosker 1999:49 [ref. 23764], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Menni & Stehmann 2000:81 [ref. 24909], Gomes & Gadig in Menezes et al. 2003:29 [ref. 27192], Last & Stehmann 2008:135 [ref. 29652], Costa & Mincarone 2010:288 [ref. 37483], Weigmann 2016:123 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:19 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:350 [ref. 35000], Nión et al. 2016:22 [ref. 35565]). Current status: Valid as Rajella sadowskii (Krefft & Stehmann 1974). Rajidae. Distribution: Southwestern Atlantic: off Brazil; southeastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.