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Temporal range: Lower Cretaceous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Superfamily: Xanthoidea
Family: incertae sedis [1]
Genus: Actaeopsis
Carter, 1898
Species: A. whiltshirei
Binomial name
Actaeopsis whiltshirei
Carter, 1898

Actaeopsis is an extinct genus of crab, containing the single species Actaeopsis whiltshirei from the Lower Cretaceous.[2]


  1. ^ Sammy De Grave; N. Dean Pentcheff; Shane T. Ahyong; et al. (2009). "A classification of living and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans" (PDF). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Suppl. 21: 1–109. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-06. 
  2. ^ Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Volume 2. Geological Society of America, 1953. Raymond Cecil Moore, Curt Teichert.

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