Nephrops Leach 1814 (clawed lobster)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Nephropidae

Parent taxon: Nephropidae according to D. Tshudy and U. Sorhannus 2000

See also Feldmann and Holland 1971, Schweitzer et al. 2010 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthacaris, Eunephrops, Homarinae, Homarinus, Homarus, Hoploparia, Jagtia, Metanephrops, Nephropides, Nephropinae, Nephropsis, Nephropsis, Oncopareia, Palaeonephrops, Paraclythia, Pseudohomarus, Thaumastocheles, Thaumastochelopsis, Thymopides, Thymops, Thymopsis, Wongastacia

Subtaxa: Nephrops aequus Nephrops americanus Nephrops buntingi Nephrops costatus Nephrops geoffroyi Nephrops kvistgaardae Nephrops maoensis Nephrops naoensis Nephrops norvegicus Nephrops reedi Nephrops shastensis

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Ecology: carnivore


• Quaternary of Panama (1 collection)

• Neogene of Denmark (2)

• Miocene of Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of United States (2: North Dakota)

• Cretaceous of United States (2: California, Texas)

Total: 10 collections including 12 occurrences

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