Superfamily Penaeoidea Rafinesque 1815 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda

Parent taxon: Dendrobranchiata according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2014

See also De Grave et al. 2009, Poore and Ahyong 2004 and Schweitzer et al. 2010

Sister taxon: Sergestoidea

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

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of Italy (1), Lebanon (1), Mexico (2), Morocco (2), United States (1: Tennessee)

• Jurassic of France (2), Germany (2), Italy (2), Switzerland (3), the United Kingdom (3), United States (1: Wyoming)

• Triassic of China (2), Italy (10), Madagascar (4), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Ordovician of Estonia (1), the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 43 collections including 139 occurrences

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