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Archaeocarabus McCoy 1849 (spiny lobster)

Crustacea - Decapoda - Palinuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 22319

Full reference: F. McCoy. 1849. On the classification of some British fossil Crustacea with notices of new forms in the university collection at Cambridge. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 2(4):161-414

Parent taxon: Palinuridae according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Archaeopalinurus, Astacodes, Jasus, Justitia, Linuparus, Palaeopalinurus, Palinurina, Palinurus, Panulirus, Projasus, Puerulus, Rugafarius, Yunnanopalinura

Subtaxa: Archaeocarabus bowerbanki, Archaeocarabus vanuaensis, Archaeocarabus whitfieldi

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore