Beurlenia

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Beurlenia
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Caridea
Family: Palaemonidae
Genus: Beurlenia
Martins-Neto & Mezzalira, 1991
Species: B. araripensis
Binomial name
Beurlenia araripensis
Martins-Neto & Mezzalira, 1991

Beurlenia araripensis is an extinct species of shrimp in its own genus, Beurlenia.[1] It is named after the German palaeontologist Karl Beurlen (1901–1985).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. G. Martins-Neto & S. Mezzalira (1991). "Descrição de novos crustáceos (Caridea) da Formação Santana, Cretáceo Inferior do Nordeste do Brasil". Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias. 63: 155–160. 
  2. ^ Günter Schweigert, David M. Martill & Mark Williams (2007). "Crustacea of the Crato Formation". In David M. Martill, Günter Bechly & Robert F. Loveridge. The Crato Fossil Beds of Brazil: Window into an Ancient World. Cambridge University Press. pp. 133–141. ISBN 978-0-521-85867-0.