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family

Polychelidae Wood-Mason, 1874

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

Temporal range:Jurassic > Middle Jurassic – recent
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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

genus Cardus Galil, 2000
genus Homeryon Galil, 2000
genus Pentacheles Bate, 1878
genus Polycheles Heller, 1862
genus Stereomastis Bate, 1888
genus Willemoesia Grote, 1873

Fossil taxa

genus Antarcticheles Aguirre-Urreta, Buatois, Chernoglasov & Medina, 1990
genus Willemoesiocaris van Straelen, 1925

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [110271]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Polychelidae Wood-Mason, 1875]
Data retrieved on: 11 February 2020
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 Polychelidae Wood-Mason, 1875]

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Explanations

extinct taxon