Order Stomatopoda Latreille (mantis shrimp)

Malacostraca - Stomatopoda

Parent taxon: Hoplocarida according to J. W. Martin and G. E. Davis 2001

See also Scott 1938 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Angelosquilla Bathysquilla Chloridella Gonodactylus Gorgonophontes Hemisquilla Lysiosquilla Palaeosquilla Perimecturus Pseudosculda Pseudosquilla Sculda Squillidae Topangasquilla Tyrannophontes

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: Maryland collections)

• Pliocene to Holocene of United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Japan (1), United States (5: California)

• Eocene of Italy (1)

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (3), United States (5: Arizona, Kansas)

• Jurassic of Germany (2), Italy (1)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Montana)

• Carboniferous of United States (5: Iowa, Nebraska)

Total: 29 collections including 34 occurrences

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