Plagiophthalmus Bell 1863 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Goniodromitidae

Alternative spelling: Plagiophthalmous

Full reference: T. Bell. 1863. A Monograph of the Fossil Malacostracous Crustacea, Part II. Crustacea of the Gault and Greensand. Palaeontographical Society Monograph 14(63):1-40

Parent taxon: Goniodromitidae according to C. Beschin et al. 2016

See also Bishop 1988, Feldmann et al. 1993, Schweitzer and Feldmann 2008, Schweitzer et al. 2010 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Biohermia, Cycloprosopon, Cyclothyreus, Distefania, Eodromites, Goniodromites, Navarradromites, Palaeodromites, Paradistefania, Pithonoton, Sabellidromites, Trachynotocarcinus

Subtaxa: Plagiophthalmus collinsi Plagiophthalmus nitonensis Plagiophthalmus oviformis

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Type: Plagiophthalmus oviformis

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore


• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1 collection), France (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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