Palaeoxantho Bishop 1986 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Palaeoxanthopsidae

Full reference: G. A. Bishop. 1986. Two new crabs, Parapaguristes tuberculatus and Palaeoxantho libertiensis, from the Prairie Bluff Formation (Middle Maastrichtian), Union County Mississippi, U.S.A. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 99(4):604-611

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

Sister taxa: Jakobsenius, Lobulata, Palaeoxanthopsis, Paraverrucoides, Remia, Rocacarcinus, Verrucoides

Subtaxa: Palaeoxantho libertiensis

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Type: Palaeoxantho libertiensis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at GAB52, Liberty School locality (Cretaceous of Mississippi)

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