Family Penaeidae Rafinesque 1815 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Penaeidae

Parent taxon: Penaeoidea according to S. De Grave et al. 2009

See also Garassino and Pasini 2002 and Poore and Ahyong 2004

Sister taxa: Aciculopoda, Aegeridae, Aristeidae, Benthesicymidae, Bylgia, Carinacaris, Carpopenaeidae, Cretapenaeus, Drobna, Dusa, Hakelocaris, Ifasya, Koelga, Libanocaris, Longichela, Macropenaeus, Microchela, Micropenaeus, Pseudobombur, Pseudodusa, Rauna, Rhodanicaris, Satyrocaris, Sicyoniidae, Sicyoniidae, Solenoceridae

Subtaxa: Albertoppelia Ambilobeia Antrimpos Bombur Funchalia Metapenaeopsis Metapenaeus Parapenaeus Penaeopsis Penaeus Trachypenaeus

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of Lebanon (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), United States (1: Tennessee)

• Jurassic of France (1), Germany (1), Switzerland (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Wyoming)

• Triassic of Italy (6), Madagascar (1), Spain (1)

Total: 20 collections including 45 occurrences

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