Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Megaxantho

Decapoda

Taxonomy
Megaxantho was named by Vega and Feldmann (2001). Its type is Megaxantho zoque.

It was assigned to Xanthoidea by Karasawa and Schweitzer (2006) and Schweitzer et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Megaxantho Vega and Feldmann
2006Megaxantho Karasawa and Schweitzer p. 50
2010Megaxantho Schweitzer et al.

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
subclassMalacostraca
orderDecapoda
infraorderBrachyura()
Eubrachyurade Saint Laurent 1980
superfamilyXanthoidea
genusMegaxanthoVega and Feldmann 2001

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: Late/Upper Cretaceous or 100.50000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Mexico (Chiapas) M. zoque (133566 133883)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0Mexico (Chiapas) M. zoque (133542)