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Mesoparapylocheles michaeljacksoni Fraaije et al. 2012 (hermit crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Parapylochelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 229032

Full reference: R. H. B. Fraaije, A. A. Klompmaker, and P. Artal. 2012. New species, genera and a family of hermit crabs (Crustacea, Anomura, Paguroidea) from a mid-Cretaceous reef of Navarra, northern Spain. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 263(1):85-92

Belongs to Mesoparapylocheles according to R. H. B. Fraaije et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Koskobilo quarry, Alsasua, which is in an Albian/Cenomanian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Eguino Formation of Spain

Ecology: carnivore