Microchela

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Microchela rostrata
Temporal range: Cenomanian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Suborder: Dendrobranchiata
Family: Penaeidae
Genus: Microchela
Garassino, 1994
Species: M. rostrata
Binomial name
Microchela rostrata
Garassino, 1994

Microchela is an extinct genus of prawn, which contains a single species Microchela rostrata.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Giuseppina Damiano, Alessandro Garassino, Stefano Scali & Giorgio Teruzzi (2003). "Morphometric analysis of extant Nephrops norvegicus (Linné, 1758) and Solenocera membranacea (Risso, 1826) applied to systematic palaeontology of fossil decapod crustaceans". Contributions to Zoology 72 (2/3).