Paraverrucoides Schweitzer 2003 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Palaeoxanthopsidae

Full reference: C. E. Schweitzer. 2003. Utility of Proxy Characters for Classification of Fossils: An Example from the Fossil Xanthoidea (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura). Journal of Paleontology 77(6):1107-1128

Parent taxon: Palaeoxanthopsidae according to H. Karasawa and C. E. Schweitzer 2006

See also Schweitzer 2003 and Schweitzer 2005

Sister taxa: Jakobsenius, Lobulata, Palaeoxantho, Palaeoxanthopsis, Remia, Rocacarcinus, Verrucoides

Subtaxa: Paraverrucoides alabamensis

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Type: Paraverrucoides alabamensis

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (4: Alabama, Texas collections)

• Paleogene of Mexico (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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