Ashtoret

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Ashtoret
Temporal range: Miocene–Recent
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Ashtoret lunaris, dorsal side
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Family: Matutidae
Genus: Ashtoret
Galil & Clark, 1994

Ashtoret is a genus of crabs in the family Matutidae, containing the following species:[1]



In addition, a single,[2] unnamed, fossil species is known from the Miocene of Japan.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ P. Davie & M. Turkay (2010). "Ashtoret Galil & Clark, 1994". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 6, 2010. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Hiroaki Karasawa (2002). "First record of a Miocene matutid crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from Japan" (PDF). Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum. 29: 93–94.