Dromiopsis americana Rathbun 1935 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Dynomenidae

Full reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1935. Fossil Crustacea of the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain. Geological Society of America Special Paper (2)1-160

Belongs to Dromiopsis according to Roberts 1956

Sister taxa: Dromiopsis ceratoi, Dromiopsis depressa, Dromiopsis elegans, Dromiopsis gigas, Dromiopsis granulata, Dromiopsis humerosus, Dromiopsis laevior, Dromiopsis longitudovata, Dromiopsis mosae, Dromiopsis parvula, Dromiopsis paucigranosa, Dromiopsis praelaevior, Dromiopsis rugosus, Dromiopsis ubaghsi, Dromiopsis vicetinus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Paleocene of United States (4: Alabama, New Jersey)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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