Maastrichtian type area (Cretaceous of Germany)

Where: Limburg, Germany (50.4° N, 8.1° E: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 11.2° E)

When: Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: R. H. B. Fraaye and M. Jager. 1959. Decapods in Ammoniter Shells: Examples of INquilinism From the Jurassic of England and Germany. Evolution of Meso- and Cenozoic decapod crustaceans and their role in former ecosystems 1-13 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133103: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 02.09.2012

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Diogenidae
Paguristes florae Collins et al. 1995 hermit crab
Dana 1853
 Decapoda - Galatheidae
Paragalathea ubaghsi Pelseneer 1886 decapod
Via Boada 1981
 Decapoda -
Stephanometopon granulatum Bosquet 1854 crab
Bosquet 1854
 Decapoda - Homolidae
"Homolopsis declinata" = Latheticocarcinus declinatus
"Homolopsis declinata" = Latheticocarcinus declinatus Collins et al. 1995 crab
Bell 1863
 Decapoda -
Aulacopodia riemsdyki Bosquet 1854 crab
Bosquet 1854
Glyptodynomene inornata Collins et al. 1995 crab
van Straelen 1944
 Decapoda - Etyidae
Xanthosia semiornata Jagt 1991 crab
Jagt, Collins, and Fraaye 1991
 Decapoda - Dromiidae
Dromiopsis praeavior crab
Reuss 1859
Dromiopsis mosae Collins et al. 1995 crab
Reuss 1859
 Decapoda - Aethridae
Prehepatus werneri Fraaye and Collins 1987 crab
Fraaye and Collins 1987
 Decapoda - Raninidae
"Raninoides quadrispinosus" = Raninella quadrispinosus, Raniliformis occlusa, "Pseudoraninella muelleri" = Eumorphocorystes muelleri, Eumorphocorystes sculptus
"Raninoides quadrispinosus" = Raninella quadrispinosus Collins et al. 1995 crab
H. Milne Edwards 1837
Raniliformis occlusa Collins et al. 1995 crab
Jagt, Collins, and Fraaye 1993
"Pseudoraninella muelleri" = Eumorphocorystes muelleri Van Binkhorst 1857 crab
van Binkhorst 1857
Eumorphocorystes sculptus Van Binkhost 1857 crab
van Binkhorst 1857
 Decapoda - Necrocarcinidae
"Paranecrocarcinus quadriscissus" = Pseudonecrocarcinus quadriscissus
"Paranecrocarcinus quadriscissus" = Pseudonecrocarcinus quadriscissus Noetling 1881 crab
Noetling 1881
 Decapoda - Tumidocarcinidae
"Leptoides briarti" = Titanocarcinus briarti
"Leptoides briarti" = Titanocarcinus briarti Forir 1887 crab
Forir 1887
 Decapoda - Longusorbiidae
Binkhorstia ubaghsti crab
van Binkhorst 1857
Binkhorstia euglypha Collins et al. 1995 crab
vam Bomjprst 1857