Branchioplax carmanahensis Rathbun 1926 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Mathildellidae

Full reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1926. The Fossil Stalk-Eyed Crustacea of the Pacific Slope of North America. United States National Museum Bulletin 138:1-155

Belongs to Branchioplax according to Rathbun 1926

Sister taxa: Branchioplax albertii, Branchioplax ballingi, Branchioplax bidentata, Branchioplax concinna, Branchioplax cordata, Branchioplax parva, Branchioplax pentagonalis, Branchioplax rossii, Branchioplax sulcata, Branchioplax washingtoniana

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Sandstone shale sea cliffs for 3 mi W of Carmanah Point, Vancouver Island (Oligocene of British Columbia)

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