Lophius americanus Valenciennes 1837 (anglerfish)

Actinopteri - Lophiiformes - Lophiidae

Belongs to Lophius according to R. W. Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Lophius brachysomus, Lophius dolloi, Lophius orpiensis, Lophius piscatorius

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Maine collection)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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