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Platykotta akaina Chablais et al. 2010 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Platykottidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172004

Full reference: J. Chablais, R. M. Feldmann, and C. E. Schweitzer. 2010. A new Triassic decapod, Platykotta akaina, from the Arabian shelf of the northern United Arab Emirates: earliest occurrence of the Anomura. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 85:93-102

Belongs to Platykotta according to J. Chablais et al. 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MHNG GEPI 78420, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Wadi Naqab, which is in a Sevatian/Rhaetian shallow subtidal wackestone in the Ghalilah Formation of the United Arab Emirates.

Ecology: carnivore