Eocarpilius blowi Feldmann et al. 1998 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Carpiliidae

Full reference: R. M. Feldmann, K. L. Bice, C. Schweitzer Hopkins, E. W. Salva, and K. Pickford. 1998. Decapod crustaceans from the Eocene Castle Hayne Formation, North Carolina: paleoceanographic implications. Journal of Paleontology 72(Supplement):1-28

Belongs to Eocarpilius according to R. M. Feldmann et al. 1998

See also Schweitzer 2003

Sister taxa: Eocarpilius anomala, Eocarpilius antiquus, Eocarpilius carolinensis, Eocarpilius lessineus

Type specimen: CM 36026, a carapace. Its type locality is Martin Marietta Quarry [Castle Hayne Limestone], which is in a Bartonian marine limestone in the Castle Hayne Formation of North Carolina.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Martin Marietta Quarry [Castle Hayne Limestone]

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