Ceratiocaris McCoy 1849 (crustacean)

Malacostraca - Archaeostraca

Full reference: F. McCoy. 1849. On the classification of some British fossil Crustacea with notices of new forms in the university collection at Cambridge. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 2(4):161-414

Parent taxon: Archaeostraca according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Baituganocaris, Callizoe, Dictyocaris, Dilophaspis, Dithyrocaris, Echinocaridina, Emmelezoe, Gonatocaris, Guerichicaris, Heroldina, Kerfornecaris, Lebesconteia, Macrocaris, Mesothyra, Orozoe, Palaeopemphida, Pephricaridina, Ptychocaris, Pygocaris, Rhinocaridina, Schugurocaris, Trigonocarys

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Devonian of the Czech Republic (2 collections), Morocco (1), Poland (1)

• Silurian to Devonian of Italy (1)

• Silurian of Canada (1: New Brunswick), the Czech Republic (15), France (1), Italy (2), Poland (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (5: Illinois, New York)

• Ordovician of the Czech Republic (1), Sweden (4)

• Whiterockian of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Arenig of Bolivia (2), Sweden (1)

Total: 42 collections including 46 occurrences

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