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Squillites spinosus Scott 1938 (mantis shrimp)

Crustacea - Malacostraca - Squillidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 153316

Full reference: H. W. Scott. 1938. A Stomatopod from the Mississippian of Central Montana. Journal of Paleontology 12(5):508-510

Belongs to Squillites according to H. W. Scott 1938

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: University of Illinois no. X-1219, an exoskeleton (thorax, abdomen, uropods, second antennae, and carapace). Its type locality is South of Heath, which is in a Chesterian marine shale in the Heath Shale Formation of Montana.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore