Verrucoides Vega et al. 2001 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Palaeoxanthopsidae

Full reference: F. J. Vega, T. Cosma, M. A. Coutino, R. M. Feldmann, T. G. Nyborg, C. E. Schweitzer, and D. A. Waugh. 2001. New middle Eocene decapods (Crustacea) from Chiapas, Mexico. Journal of Paleontology 75:929-946

Parent taxon: Palaeoxanthopsidae according to J. Luque et al. 2017

See also Karasawa and Schweitzer 2006, Schweitzer 2003 and Schweitzer 2005

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

Subtaxa: Verrucoides stenohedra Verrucoides verrucoides

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Type: Verrucoides verrucoides

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (1 collection)

• Paleogene of Mexico (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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