Neozanthopsis Schweitzer 2003 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Zanthopsidae

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: Zanthopsidae according to H. Karasawa and C. E. Schweitzer 2006

See also Schweitzer 2003

Sister taxa: Amekicarcinus, Fredericia, Harpactocarcinus, Harpactoxanthopsis, Lovaracarcinus, Martinetta, Zanthopsis

Subtaxa: Neozanthopsis achalzicus Neozanthopsis americanus Neozanthopsis bruckmanni Neozanthopsis carolinensis Neozanthopsis rathbunae Neozanthopsis sonthofenensis Neozanthopsis sonthofenesis Neozanthopsis tridentata

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Type: Neozanthopsis americanus

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (13: Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas collections)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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