Cycloprosopon dobrogea Feldmann et al. 2006 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Goniodromitidae

Full reference: R. M. Feldmann, I. Lazar, and C. E. Schweitzer. 2006. New crabs (Decapoda: Brachyura: Prosopidae) from Jurassic (Oxfordian) sponge bioherms of Dobrogea, Romania. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum 33:1-20

Belongs to Cycloprosopon according to R. M. Feldmann et al. 2006

See also Schweitzer et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Cycloprosopon complanatiforme, Cycloprosopon conspicuum, Cycloprosopon devexum, Cycloprosopon etalloni, Cycloprosopon octonarium, Cycloprosopon stenofrons, Cycloprosopon typicum

Type specimen: LPBIIIart-040, a carapace. Its type locality is WP 125, Cheia Valley, which is in an Oxfordian reef, buildup or bioherm packstone in the Casimcea Formation of Romania.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Romania (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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