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Wilsonimaia Blow and Manning 1996 (spider crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Majidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 22755

Full reference: W. C. Blow and R. B. Manning. 1996. Preliminary descriptions of 25 new decapod crustaceans from the middle Eocene of the Carolinas, U.S.A. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 29:1-26

Parent taxon: Majinae according to R. M. Feldmann et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Anacinetops, Choniognathus, Jacquinotia, Leptomithrax, Microhalimus, Naxia, Notomithrax, Paramithrax, Pippacirama, Planobranchia, Prismatopus, Pseudomicippe, Schizophroida, Schizophrys, Teratomaia, Tumidomaia, Tumulosternum

Subtaxa: Wilsonimaia ethelae, Wilsonimaia schneiderorum

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Type: Wilsonimaia ethelae

Ecology: carnivore