Glyphea macromuscula Feldmann and Schweitzer 2013 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Glypheidae

Full reference: R. M. Feldmann and C. E. Schweitzer. 2013. A new Early Jurassic lobster (Decapoda: Glypheoidea: Glypheidae) from Lyme Regis, England. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum 39:1-5

Belongs to Glyphea according to R. M. Feldmann and C. E. Schweitzer 2013

Sister taxa: Glyphea alexandri, Glyphea ambigua, Glyphea arborinsularis, Glyphea australensis, Glyphea bathonica, Glyphea bicarinata, Glyphea bohemica, Glyphea calloviensis, Glyphea carinata, Glyphea carolinensis, Glyphea carteri, Glyphea christeyi, Glyphea couloni, Glyphea crassa, Glyphea cretacea, Glyphea damesi, Glyphea eureka, Glyphea ferruginea, Glyphea foresti, Glyphea garasbaaensis, Glyphea georgianus, Glyphea gussmanni, Glyphea hennigi, Glyphea jeletzkyi, Glyphea jurensis, Glyphea liasina, Glyphea lyrica, Glyphea magnevillii, Glyphea mazetieri, Glyphea meyeri, Glyphea michelae, Glyphea micheleae, Glyphea muensteri, Glyphea munsteri, Glyphea neocomiensis, Glyphea oculata, Glyphea prestwichi, Glyphea pseudoscylarus, Glyphea pseudoscyllarus, Glyphea regleyana, Glyphea reticulata, Glyphea riazi, Glyphea rigoi, Glyphea robusta, Glyphea rosenkrantzi, Glyphea rostrata, Glyphea serratosai, Glyphea solitaria, Glyphea spinulosa, Glyphea stilwelli, Glyphea stiwelli, Glyphea stokesi, Glyphea tantalus, Glyphea tomesi, Glyphea tonelloi, Glyphea tricarinata, Glyphea udressieri, Glyphea vectensis, Glyphea viohli, Glyphea willetti, Glyphea yoshiakii

Type specimen: NHM IC 624, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Base of Church Cliffs, Lyme Regis, which is in a Bucklandi marine lime mudstone in the Blue Lias Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Base of Church Cliffs, Lyme Regis

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