Palaeopagurus

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Palaeopagurus
Temporal range: Lower Cretaceous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Superfamily: Paguroidea
Family: Paguridae
Genus: Palaeopagurus
Van Straelen, 1925 [1]
Species: P. vandelenengeli
Binomial name
Palaeopagurus vandelenengeli

Palaeopagurus is an extinct genus of hermit crab from the Lower Cretaceous.

References[edit]

  1. ^ René H. B. Fraaije (2003). "The oldest in situ hermit crab from the Lower Cretaceous of Speeton, UK". Palaeontology. 46 (1): 53–57. doi:10.1111/1475-4983.00286.