Squatina prima Winkler 1874 (angel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Squatiniformes - Squatinidae

Alternative combination: Trigonodus primus

Belongs to Squatina according to J. Herman 1975

See also Bohm 1926, Case 1981 and Cassier 1966

Sister taxa: Squatina alifera, Squatina angeloides, Squatina baumbergensis, Squatina cranei, Squatina crassidens, Squatina decipiens, Squatina dumeril, Squatina frequens, Squatina gippslandicus, Squatina hassei, Squatina havreensis, Squatina lerichei, Squatina mulleri, Squatina occidentalis, Squatina speciosa, Squatina squatina

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Namibia (1 collection), the United Kingdom (12), United States (5: Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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