Costacopluma grayi Feldmann and Portell 2007 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Retroplumidae

Full reference: R. M. Feldmann and R. W. Portell. 2007. First report of Costacopluma Collins and Morris, 1975 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Retroplumidae) from the Eocene of Alabama, U.S.A. Journal of Crustacean Biology 21(1):90-96

Belongs to Costacopluma according to J. Luque et al. 2017

See also Feldmann and Portell 2007

Sister taxa: Costacopluma australis, Costacopluma bifida, Costacopluma binodosa, Costacopluma bishopi, Costacopluma concava, Costacopluma maroccana, Costacopluma mexicana, Costacopluma nordestina, Costacopluma salamanca, Costacopluma senegalensis, Costacopluma squiresi, Costacopluma texana

Type specimen: Its type locality is Point A Dam Site, which is in a Lutetian estuary/bay sandstone/claystone in the Tallahatta Formation of Alabama

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (1: Alabama collection)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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