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Temporal range: Upper Triassic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Suborder: Dendrobranchiata
Family: Penaeidae
Genus: Satyrocaris
Garassino & Teruzzi, 1993

Satyrocaris is an extinct genus of prawn in the family Penaeidae that existed during the Triassic in what is now Italy. It was described by Garassino and Teruzzi in 1993, and the type species is Satyrocaris cristatus.[1]


  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. 

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