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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Heterotremata Guinot
1992Heterotremata Feldmann and Keys p. 10
1996Heterotremata Feldmann and Fordyce p. 509
1999Heterotremata Schweitzer and Feldmann p. 232
1999Heterotremata Vega et al. p. 407
2000Heterotremata Schweitzer and Feldmann p. 224
2001Heterotremata Schweitzer and Feldmann p. 331
2001Heterotremata Vega et al. p. 936
2002Heterotremata Schweitzer and Feldmann p. 961
2003Heterotremata Feldmann et al. p. 152
2003Heterotremata Schweitzer p. 1110
2004Heterotremata Schweitzer et al. p. 98
2004Heterotremata Schweitzer and Karasawa p. 73
2005Heterotremata Schweitzer p. 277
2005Heterotremata Todd and Collins p. 68
2007Heterotremata Ahyong et al.
2008Heterotremata Feldmann et al. p. 49
2009Heterotremata Collins et al. p. 92
2010Heterotremata Schweitzer et al. p. 79
2016Heterotremata Rumsey et al. p. 330
2018Heterotremata Feldmann et al. p. 579

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
Eubrachyurade Saint Laurent 1980
HeterotremataGuinot 1977
HeterotremataGuinot 1977

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2008-01-28 11:51:24
Modified: 2008-01-28 13:51:24
Source: o = order, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Turnsek 1997

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Middle Albian to the top of the Holocene or 109.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 105.3 Ma

Collections (465 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cretaceous145.0 - 100.5USA (Texas) Ophthalmoplax comancheensis (141153 141174 142538 142539)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Germany (Limburg) Binkhorstia ubaghsti, Binkhorstia euglypha (133103)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Mexico (Baja California) Archaeopus mexicanus (133568)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Mexico (Albion Island) Carcineretes planetarius (133567)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Morocco (High Oriental) Costacopluma macoccana, Ophthalmoplax minimus (133907)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Mexico (Guerrero, Temalac) Costacopluma bishopi (133571)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Mexico (Chiapas) Carcineretes plantarius (133566)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Mexico (Guerrero) Longusorbis quadratus (126150)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0USA (Alaska) Archaeopus lunicarina (139728)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Mexico (Tamaulipas) Podophthalmus sp. (133570)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0USA (South Carolina) Ophthalmoplax stephensoni (142530)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Mexico (San Luis) Majidae sp., Branchiocarcinus cornatus (133559)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Mexico (Nuevo Leon) Ophthalmoplax difuntaensis, Costacopluma mexicana (133558)
Middle Albian109.0 - 105.3Italy (Salerno) Portunidae indet. (127349)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0Mexico (Chiapas) Costacopluma mexicana, Carcineretes planetarius (133542)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0Mexico Podophthalmus indet. (135795)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0USA (Arkansas) Stenocionops primus (142740)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0Jamaica Carcineretes woolacotti (169303)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0USA (Texas) Ophthalmoplax stephensoni (142537)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0USA (California) Archaeopus antennatus (134952 138982)