Lophius sagittidens Winkler 1874 (anglerfish)

Actinopteri - Lophiiformes - Lophiidae

Alternative combination: Trichiurides sagittidens

Belongs to Lophius according to O. Schultz 2006

See also Casier 1966 and Weems 1999

Sister taxa: Lophius americanus, Lophius brachysomus, Lophius dolloi, Lophius orpiensis, Lophius piscatorius, Otolithus (Lophius) unicus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Eocene of the United Kingdom (6 collections), United States (2: Mississippi, Virginia)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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