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Squatina frequens

Chondrichthyes - Squatiniformes - Squatinidae

Taxonomy
Squatina frequens was named by Underwood (2002). Its type specimen is P65698, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Ringstead Bay, Weymouth, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian marine horizon in the Kimmeridge Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Squatina frequens Underwood p. 314

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
superorderSelachimorphaNelson 1984
orderSquatiniformesBuen 1926
familySquatinidaeBonaparte 1838
genusSquatinaDumeril 1806
speciesfrequens

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 07:20:01
Modified: 2009-07-21 09:20:01
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2020, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Kimmeridgian to the top of the Early/Lower Tithonian or 155.70000 to 145.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian - Early/Lower Tithonian155.7 - 145.0United Kingdom (England) Squatina frequens (type locality: 140224)