†family Parapylochelidae Fraaije et al. 2012 (hermit crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Parapylochelidae

Full reference: R. H. B. Fraaije, A. A. Klompmaker, and P. Artal. 2012. New species, genera and a family of hermit crabs (Crustacea, Anomura, Paguroidea) from a mid-Cretaceous reef of Navarra, northern Spain. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 263(1):85-92

Parent taxon: Paguroidea according to R. H. B. Fraaije et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Ammopylocheles, Coenobitidae, Diogenidae, Eopaguropsis, Eotylaspis, Jurapylocheles, Orhomalus, Paguridae, Schobertellidae

Subtaxa: Mesoparapylocheles

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Koskobilo quarry, Alsasua (Cretaceous of Spain)

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