Taxon profile


Parastacidae Huxley, 1879

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Malacostraca »  order Decapoda - crayfish »  superfamily Parastacoidea

Temporal range:Lower Cretaceous - recent

Included taxa

Number of records: 18

genus Aenigmastacus Feldmann, Schweitzer & Leahy, 2011
genus Astacoides Guérin-Méneville, 1839
genus Astacopsis Huxley, 1879
genus Cherax Erichson, 1846
genus Engaeus Erichson, 1846
genus Engaewa Riek, 1967
genus Euastacus Clark, 1936
genus Geocharax E. M. Clark, 1936
genus Gramastacus Riek, 1972
genus Lammuastacus Aguirre-Urreta, 1992
genus Ombrastacoides Hansen & Richardson, 2006
genus Palaeoechinastacus A. J. Martin, Rich, Poore, Schultz, Austin, Kool & Vickers-Rich, 2008
genus Paranephrops White, 1842
genus Parastacus Huxley, 1879
genus Samastacus Riek, 1971
genus Spinastacoides Hansen & Richardson, 2006
genus Tenuibranchiurus Riek, 1951
genus Virilastacus Hobbs, 1991

Links and literature

EN Karasawa H., Schweitzer C. E., Feldmann R. M. (2012): Phylogeny and systematics of extant and extinct lobsters, Journal of Crustacean Biology 33:78-123 [as Parastacidae Huxley, 1879]

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