Squatina lerichei Jordan and Beal 1910 (angel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Squatiniformes - Squatinidae

Belongs to Squatina according to Jordan and Beal 1910

See also Jordan and Hanibal 1923

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 mulleri, Squatina occidentalis, Squatina prima, Squatina speciosa, Squatina squatina

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: California collections)

• Oligocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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