Squatirhina Casier 1947 (wobbegong)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes - Orectolobidae

Parent taxon: Orectolobidae according to R. Estes 1964

See also Biddle 1993, Bryant 1989, Cappetta 1987, Peng et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002 and Underwood et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Cirriscyllium, Columbusia, Eucrossorhinus, Ginglymostoma, Gryphodobatis, Heteroscyllium, Microdontaspis, Nebriinae, Pseudoginglymostoma, Squatiscyllium, Stegostoma, Synchismus

Subtaxa: Squatirhina americana Squatirhina kannensis Squatirhina lonzeensis Squatirhina roessingi Squatirhina thiesi

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (4: Alberta collections), France (2), Kazakhstan (1), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (5), United States (31: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 45 collections including 50 occurrences

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