Family Nephropidae Dana 1852 (clawed lobster)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Nephropidae

Parent taxon: Nephropoidea according to H. Karasawa 2000

See also Feldmann and Holland 1971

Sister taxa: Stenochiridae, Thaumastochelidae

Subtaxa: Acanthacaris Eunephrops Homarinae Homarinus Homarus Hoploparia Jagtia Metanephrops Nephropides Nephropinae Nephrops Nephropsis Nephropsis Oncopareia Palaeonephrops Paraclythia Pseudohomarus Thaumastocheles Thaumastochelopsis Thymopides Thymops Thymopsis Wongastacia

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Canada (1: New Brunswick), Panama (1), United States (1: Connecticut)

• Neogene of Denmark (2), Italy (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of Italy (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (2: Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (2), Argentina (1), Denmark (1), United States (5: Alabama, North Dakota, Texas)

• Paleogene of United States (1: Washington)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (11), Argentina (8), Australia (1), Canada (6: Alberta, British Columbia), the Czech Republic (1), France (5), Germany (4), Japan (3), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (4), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (2), Poland (1), Spain (1), Swaziland (2), Switzerland (2), the United Kingdom (4), United States (37: Alaska, Arizona, California, Delaware, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas), Uzbekistan (2)

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Permian of the Russian Federation (3)

Total: 129 collections including 165 occurrences

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