Squatina Dumeril 1806 (angel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Squatiniformes - Squatinidae

Parent taxon: Squatinidae according to C. J. Underwood and J. Schlogl 2013

See also Biddle 1993, Bohm 1926, Case 1904, Case 1981, Case and Schwimmer 1988, Cassier 1966, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Eastman 1904, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Jordan 1963, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Kent 2018, Leriche 1942, Long 1992, Peng et al. 2001, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Szabo et al. 2017, Thies 1983, Underwood 2002, White 1926 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Phorcynis, Squalraia

Subtaxa: Squatina alifera Squatina angeloides Squatina baumbergensis Squatina cranei Squatina crassidens Squatina decipiens Squatina dumeril Squatina frequens Squatina hassei Squatina havreensis Squatina lerichei Squatina mulleri Squatina occidentalis Squatina prima Squatina speciosa Squatina squatina

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection), United States (4: California, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of the Netherlands (1), South Africa (2), United States (4: California, North Carolina)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Costa Rica (1), the Czech Republic (2), France (5), Germany (1), Japan (6), Malta (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (2), Panama (1), Portugal (3), Slovakia (3), South Africa (1), United States (10: California, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (2), Hungary (1), Japan (2), the Netherlands (1), United States (3: California, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Egypt (3), Namibia (1), Nigeria (2), the United Kingdom (14), United States (3: Georgia, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of India (1)

• Paleocene of France (1), United States (2: California, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Canada (3: Alberta), Egypt (1), France (2), Germany (2), Israel (1), Kazakhstan (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), Sweden (4), Ukraine (1), United States (16: Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Jurassic of Germany (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 131 collections including 137 occurrences

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