Eocarpilius Blow and Manning 1996 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Carpiliidae

Full reference: W. C. Blow and R. B. Manning. 1996. Preliminary descriptions of 25 new decapod crustaceans from the middle Eocene of the Carolinas, U.S.A. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 29:1-26

Parent taxon: Carpiliidae according to H. Karasawa and C. E. Schweitzer 2006

See also Blow and Manning 1996, Feldmann et al. 1998, Schweitzer 2003 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bryocarpilius, Carpilius, Holcocarcinus, Laticarpilius, Liopsalis, Ocalina, Palaeocarpilius, Paraocalina, Proxicarpilius

Subtaxa: Eocarpilius anomala Eocarpilius antiquus Eocarpilius blowi Eocarpilius carolinensis

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Type: Eocarpilius carolinensis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (6: North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

• Paleogene of Spain (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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