Acanthochirana Strand 1928 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Aegeridae

Synonym: Acanthochirus Oppel 1862 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Aegeridae according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2010

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aeger, Anisaeger, Distaeger

Subtaxa: Acanthochirana angulata Acanthochirana cenomanica Acanthochirana cenomanicus Acanthochirana cordata Acanthochirana krausei Acanthochirana smithwoodwardi Acanthochirana triassica

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Type: Acanthochirana cordata

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Lebanon (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Germany (1)

• Triassic of Italy (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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