Neocallichirus wellsi Schweitzer et al. 2004 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Callianassidae

Full reference: C. E. Schweitzer, R. M. Feldmann, P. D. Gingerich. 2004. New Decapoda (Crustacea) from the middle and late Eocene of Pakistan and a revision of Lobonotus A. Milne Edwards, 1864. University of Michigan Contributions from the Musuem of Paleontology 31(4):89-118

Belongs to Neocallichirus according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Neocallichirus aetodes, Neocallichirus agadirensis, Neocallichirus allegranzii, Neocallichirus angelikae, Neocallichirus bona, Neocallichirus borensis, Neocallichirus dijki, Neocallichirus fortisi, Neocallichirus grandis, Neocallichirus hattai, Neocallichirus horneri, Neocallichirus manningi, Neocallichirus matsoni, Neocallichirus nishikawai, Neocallichirus okamotoi, Neocallichirus peraensis, Neocallichirus porterensis, Neocallichirus quisquellanus, Neocallichirus rhinos, Neocallichirus rodfeldmanni, Neocallichirus sakiae, Neocallichirus scotti, Neocallichirus vaughani

Type specimen: GSP-UM 3492, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is N Domanda Post, W-2, which is in a Bartonian marine shale in the Drazinda Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at N Domanda Post, W-2

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