Componocancer roberti Feldmann et al. 2008 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Componocancridae

Full reference: R. M. Feldmann, C. E. Schweitzer, R. M. Green. 2008. Unusual Albian (Early Cretaceous) Brachyura (Homoloidea: Componocancroidea new superfamily) from Montana and Wyoming, USA. Journal of Crustacean Biology 28(3):502-509

Belongs to Componocancer according to R. M. Feldmann et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: YPM 221136, a cephalothorax. Its type locality is South of Duck Creek, which is in an Albian marine shale in the Shell Creek Shale Formation of Montana.

Ecology: carnivore


• Cretaceous of United States (2: Montana, Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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