Family Glypheidae Winckler 1883 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Glypheidae

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

See also Collins 1969, Feldmann 1993, Feldmann and Keys 1992, Feldmann et al. 2003 and Rathbun 1926

Sister taxa: Chimaerastacidae, Clytiopsidae, Litogastroidae, Mecochiridae, Mesochiridae, Neoglypheidae, Pemphicidae, Platychelidae

Subtaxa: Cedrillosia Glyphea Squamosoglyphea Trachysoma

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Antarctica (1 collection), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (1)

• Paleogene of United States (1: Washington)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Argentina (2), Australia (4), Canada (1: British Columbia), France (2), Lebanon (1), Morocco (1), Poland (1), Swaziland (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Jurassic of France (1), Germany (3), Greenland (10), Iran (1), Italy (2), New Zealand (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (3), the United Kingdom (7), United States (1: Wyoming)

• Triassic of Italy (5)

Total: 57 collections including 101 occurrences

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