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Coleia martinlutheri Schweigert and Ernst 2012 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Coleiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 255217

Full reference: G. Schweigert and W. Ernst. 2012. First record of a polychelid lobster (Crustacea: Decapoda: Coleiidae) from the Sinemurian (Early Jurassic) of Germany. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 263:35-42

Belongs to Coleia according to G. Schweigert and W. Ernst 2012

Sister taxa: Coleia barrovensis, Coleia boboi, Coleia bredonensis, Coleia brodiei, Coleia edwardsi, Coleia incerta, Coleia longipes, Coleia mediterranea, Coleia morierei, Coleia pinnai, Coleia popeyei, Coleia sibirica, Coleia sinuata, Coleia tenuichelis, Coleia uzume, Coleia viallii

Type specimen: University of Greifswald GG 377/1, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Eisenach, 1979 temporary exposure, which is in a Semicostatum marine claystone in Germany.

Ecology: carnivore