Montezumella Rathbun 1930 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Cheiragonidae

Full reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1930. Fossil Decapod Crustaceans from Mexico. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 78:1-10

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Karasawaia, Stintonius

Subtaxa: Montezumella amenosi Montezumella casayetensis Montezumella eichhorni Montezumella elegans Montezumella fraasi Montezumella lamiensis Montezumella microporosa Montezumella pumicosa Montezumella rutteni Montezumella scabra Montezumella tubulata

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Type: Montezumella tubulata

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Neogene of Fiji (1 collection)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Panama (1)

• Eocene of Italy (2), Mexico (1), Spain (1), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Paleogene of Mexico (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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