†family Litogastroidae Karasawa et al. 2012 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Litogastroidae

Full reference: H. Karasawa, C. E. Schweitzer, and R. M. Feldmann. 2012. Phylogeny and systematics of extant and extinct lobsters. Journal of Crustacean Biology 33:78-123

Parent taxon: Glypheoidea according to H. Karasawa et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Chimaerastacidae, Clytiopsidae, Glypheidae, Mecochiridae, Mesochiridae, Neoglypheidae, Pemphicidae, Platychelidae

Subtaxa: Lissocardia Litogaster Paralitogaster Pseudoglyphea Pseudopemphix Tridactylastacus

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Type: Litogaster

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Jurassic of France (1 collection), Germany (1), Italy (2), the United Kingdom (2)

• Triassic of China (1), Germany (2), Italy (2), the Netherlands (1), United States (2: Idaho)

Total: 14 collections including 41 occurrences

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