Panticarcinus Collins and Saward 2006 (spider crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Epialtidae

Full reference: J. S. H. Collins and J. Saward. 2006. Three new genera and species of crabs from the Lower Eocene London Clay of Essex, England. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum 33:67-76

Parent taxon: Epialtinae according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2020

See also Collins and Saward 2006 and Schweitzer et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Bericirinia, Bolcapisa, Epialtus, Griffinia, Huenia, Menaethius, Nanomaja, Perinia, Pugettia

Subtaxa: Panticarcinus maylandiensis

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Type: Panticarcinus maylandiensis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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