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Xanthopsis brasiliana

Decapoda - Xanthidae

Taxonomy
Xanthopsis brasiliana was named by Maury (1930). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Right bank of Rio Gramame (Sphenodiscus zone), which is in a Maastrichtian carbonate limestone in Brazil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Xanthopsis brasiliana Maury p. 110 figs. pl. 4, figs. 1, 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCrustaceaBrünnich 1772
subclassMalacostraca
orderDecapoda
infraorderBrachyura()
Eubrachyurade Saint Laurent 1980
superfamilyXanthoidea
familyXanthidae
genusXanthopsis(McCoy 1849)
speciesbrasiliana

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
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: Maastrichtian or 72.10000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Brazil (Paraíba) Xanthopsis brasiliana (type locality: 88070)