Galathea Fabricius 1793 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Galatheidae

Parent taxon: Galatheinae according to G. A. Bishop 1985

See also Schweitzer et al. 2010 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Eomunidopsis, Munida, Palaeomunida, Paragalathea, Protomunida

Subtaxa: Galathea affinis Galathea antiqua Galathea australiensis Galathea berica Galathea dispersa Galathea keiji Galathea keijii Galathea lupiae Galathea magnifica Galathea mainensis Galathea sahariana Galathea spitzbergica Galathea squamifera Galathea strigifera Galathea subsquamata Galathea valmaranensis Galathea weinfurteri Galathea whiteleggii

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection)

• Neogene of Poland (1)

• Miocene of Hungary (1), Malta (1), Ukraine (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Italy (1)

• Eocene of Italy (2)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1)

• Paleogene of Belgium (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1)

• Cretaceous of Denmark (1), France (1), Morocco (1)

• Jurassic of Romania (1)

Total: 16 collections including 35 occurrences

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