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Austromunida Schweitzer and Feldmann 2000 (decapod)

Crustacea - Decapoda - Galatheidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 219473

Full reference: C. E. Schweitzer and R. M. Feldmann. 2000. First notice of the Chirostylidae (Decapoda) in the fossil record and new Tertiary Galatheidae (Decapoda) from the Americas. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum (27)147-165

Parent taxon: Galatheidae according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Acanthogalathea, Agononida, Allogalathea, Bolcagalathea, Brazilomunida, Calteagalathea, Cretagalathea, Eomunidopsis, Faxegalathea, Galathea, Galatheinae, Gastrosacus, Hispanigalathea, Lessinigalathea, Luisogalathea, Munida, Munidopsinae, Munitheites, Palaeomunida, Palaeomunidopsis, Paramunida, Phylladiorhynchus, Protomunida, Raymunida, Shinkaia, Shinkaiinae, Spathagalathea

Subtaxa: none

Type: Austromunida casadioi

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore