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
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.