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Proleptochelia tenuissima Vonk and Schram 2007 (crustacean)

Crustacea - Tanaidacea

PaleoDB taxon number: 347182

Full reference: R. Vonk and F. R. Schram. 2007. Three new tanaid species (Crustacea, Peracarida, Tanaidacea) from the Lower Cretaceous. Journal of Paleontology 81:1502-1509

Belongs to Proleptochelia according to A. Sánchez-García et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCNA 9846A, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Peñacerrada outcrop I, which is in an Albian terrestrial amber in the Escucha Formation of Spain.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore