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The oldest Brachyura (Decapoda: Homolodromioidea: Glaessneropsoidea) known to date (Jurassic)
Schweitzer, C.E.; Feldmann, R.M. (2010). The oldest Brachyura (Decapoda: Homolodromioidea: Glaessneropsoidea) known to date (Jurassic). J. Crust. Biol. 30(2): 251-256
In: Journal of Crustacean Biology. Crustacean Society: Washington. ISSN 0278-0372, more

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Keywords
    Jurassic; Origins; Brachyura [WoRMS]; Decapoda [WoRMS]; Homolodromioidea Alcock, 1899 [WoRMS]; Marine

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  • Schweitzer, C.E.
  • Feldmann, R.M.

Abstract
    The oldest confirmed brachyurans, referable to the Homolodromioidea and Glaessneropsoidea, are Early to Middle Jurassic in age. Geographically, all of the occurrences are in Europe, with one exception, in Tanzania.

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