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Malacostraca - Decapoda

Glypheidea was named by Winckler (1882). It is extant.

It was assigned to Palinura by Rathbun (1926); to Pleocyemata by De Grave et al. (2009); and to Decapoda by Schweitzer et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Glypheidea Winckler
1926Glypheidea Rathbun p. 133
2009Glypheidea De Grave et al. p. 20
2010Glypheidea Schweitzer et al. p. 3

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
superorderEucaridaCalman 1904
suborderPleocyemataBurkenroad 1963
infraorderGlypheideaWinckler 1882
infraorderGlypheideaWinckler 1882

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
Composition: chitinc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2008-01-28 11:51:24
Modified: 2008-01-28 13:51:24
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan 1992, Turnsek 1997

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Wuchiapingian to the top of the Lutetian or 259.90000 to 41.30000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 254.17 Ma

Collections (199 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Germany Erymastacus hoerstgenensis (96856)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17Russian Federation Protoclytiopsis antiqua (117459)
Spathian251.3 - 247.2USA (Idaho) Litogaster sp. (202145) Litogaster turnbullensis (96857)
Aegean247.2 - 242.0France (Bas-Rhin) Clytiopsis argentoratensis (140639 203355 206545)
Aegean247.2 - 242.0France (Moselle) Clytiopsis argentoratensis (206487 206490 206492)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Netherlands Clytiopsis argentoratensis (106537) Clytiopsis argentoratensis, Pseudoglyphea spinosa (106538) Oosterinkia neederlandica (106536)
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Germany (Grobsenluder) Litogaster ornata, Pseudopemphix meyeri, Lissocardia silesiaca (127457)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0China (Yunnan) Koryncheiros luopingensis, Tridactylastacus sinensis (127488)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0Italy (Trento) Pemphix sp. (202272)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Germany Pemphix sueri (66100)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Spain (Tarragona) Clytiopsis sp., Pemphix malladai (109710)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy (South Tyrol) Glyphea tantalus (205157)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3Italy (Udine) Glyphea sp., Glaessnericaris sp. (127345)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy (Udine) Glyphea grandis, Pseudoglyphea spinosa, Pseudoglyphea alpina, Pseudoglyphea amalthea, Pseudoglyphea etalloni, Pseudoglyphea eximia, Pseudoglyphea foersteri, Pseudoglyphea friulana, Pseudoglyphea gigantea, Pseudoglyphea grandis, Pseudoglyphea jourdani, Pseudoglyphea mulleri, Pseudoglyphea numismalis, Pseudoglyphea paronae, Pseudoglyphea straeleni, Pseudoglyphea terquemi, Pseudoglyphea ancylochelis (127548)
Tuvalian232.0 - 221.5Hungary Paraclytiopsis hungaricus (23870)
Norian - Rhaetian228.0 - 201.3Italy Pseudoglyphea gigantea, Glaessnericaris macrochela (127158)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0Italy Glaessnericaris sp. (155686) Glyphea sp. (155688) Glyphea sp., Platychelidae indet. (155687)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0Austria Clytiella spinifera (207549)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Germany (Sachsen-Anhalt) Lithogaster keuperinus (139483)
Middle Hettangian201.3 - 196.5Switzerland Glyphea sp. (61725)