Squatina frequens Underwood 2002 (angel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Squatiniformes - Squatinidae

Full reference: C. J. Underwood. 2002. Sharks, rays and a chimaeroid from the Kimmeridgian (Late Jurassic) of Ringstead, Southern England. Palaeontology 45(2):297-325

Belongs to Squatina according to C. J. Underwood 2002

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

Type specimen: P65698, a tooth. Its type locality is Ringstead Bay, Weymouth, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian marine horizon in the Kimmeridge Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Ringstead Bay, Weymouth

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