Family Palinuridae Latreille 1802 (spiny lobster)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Palinuridae

Parent taxon: Palinuroidea according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Cancrinidae, Scyllaridae

Subtaxa: Archaeocarabus Archaeopalinurus Astacodes Jasus Justitia Linuparus Palaeopalinurus Palinurina Palinurus Panulirus Phalangites Projasus Puerulus Rugafarius Yunnanopalinura

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Fiji (2)

• Miocene of Japan (1)

• Eocene of Italy (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), United States (6: Alabama, Texas)

• Paleogene of Italy (1), Mexico (1)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Australia (1), Canada (7: Alberta, British Columbia), France (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Lebanon (2), Mexico (4), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (22: Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas), Uzbekistan (7)

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

• Triassic of China (1), Italy (5), Slovenia (1)

Total: 78 collections including 91 occurrences

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