Aegeridae

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Aegeridae
Temporal range: Middle Triassic–Cretaceous
Aeger elegans fossil.jpg
Aeger elegans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Suborder: Dendrobranchiata
Superfamily: Penaeoidea
Family: Aegeridae
Burkenroad, 1963 [1]
Genera

Aegeridae is a family of fossil prawns.[1] It contains two genera,[1] Aeger and Acanthochirana.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Sammy De Grave, N. Dean Pentcheff, Shane T. Ahyong et al. (2009). "A classification of living and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans". Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Suppl. 21: 1–109. 
  2. ^ Rodney M. Feldmann, Francisco J. Vega, Leticia Martinez-Lopez, Katia A. González-Rodríguez, Oscar González-León & María Del Rosario Fernández-Barajas (2007). "Crustacean from the Muhi Quarry (Albian-Cenomanian), and a review of Aptian Mecochiridae (Astacidea) from Mexico". Annals of Carnegie Museum 76 (3): 145–156. doi:10.2992/0097-4463(2007)76[145:CFTMQA]2.0.CO;2.