Provisional list of the Caenozoic Decapod Crustaceans from Belgium

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Distribution of the Caenozoic Decapod Crustaceans from Belgium

 
 E = Eocene  O = Oligocene  M = Miocene  P = Pliocene  Pl = Pleistocene  R = Recent

 
Order Decapoda Latreille, 1802
Locality
  E    O    M    P   Pl    R  
 
Suborder Pleocyemata Burkenroad, 1963
       
 
Infraorder Astacidea Latreille, 1802
       
 
Superfamily Nephropoidea Dana, 1852
       
 
Family Nephropidae Dana, 1852
       
 
Genus Homarus Weber, 1795
       
 
Homarus percyi  Van Beneden, 1872
Boom  x    
 
Infraorder Thalassinidea Latreille, 1831
       
 
Superfamily Callianassoidea Dana, 1852
       
 
Family Callianassidae Dana, 1852
       
 
Subfamily Callianassinae Dana, 1852
       
 
Genus Callianassa Leach, 1814
       
 
Callianassa sp.
Kallo    x  
 
Subfamily Eucalliinae Manning & Felder, 1991
       
 
Genus Calliax de Saint Laurent, 1973
       
 
Calliax sp.
Emblem   x   
 
Family Upogebiidae Borradaile, 1903
       
 
Genus Upogebia Leach, 1814
       
 
Upogebia lambrechtsi  Fraaije & al., 2006
Egem x     x
 
Infraorder Palinura Latreille, 1802
       
 
Superfamily Palinuroidea Latreille, 1802
       
 
Family Palinuridae Latreille, 1802
       
 
Genus Linuparus White, 1847
       
 
Linuparus scyllariformis (Bell, 1858)
Egem, Marke x     
 
Infraorder Anomura MacLeay, 1838
       
 
Superfamily Galatheoidea Samouelle, 1819
       
 
Family Galatheidae Samouelle, 1819
       
 
Subfamily Galatheinae Samouelle, 1819
       
 
Genus: Galathea Fabricius, 1793
       
 
Galathea dispersa Bate, 1859
Kallo    x  x
 
Superfamily Paguroidea Latreille, 1802
       
 
Family Paguridae Latreille, 1802
       
 
Genus: Pagurus Fabricius, 1775
       
 
Pagurus bernhardus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Kallo    x  x
 
Pagurus sp.
Balegem x     
 
Family Diogenidae Ortmann, 1892
       
 
Genus Ciliopagurus Forest, 1995
       
 
Ciliopagurus obesus van Bakel & al., 2003
Sint-Niklaas  x    
 
Infraorder Brachyura Latreille, 1802
       
 
Section Dromiacea de Haan, 1833
       
 
Superfamily Dromioidea de Haan, 1833
       
 
Family? Dynomenidae Ortmann, 1892
       
 
Genus Lucanthonisia van Bakel & al., 2008
       
 
Lucanthonisia praemium van Bakel & al., 2008
Sint-Niklaas  x    
 
Section Eubrachyura Saint Laurent, 1980
       
 
Subsection Raninoida de Haan, 1839
       
 
Superfamily Raninoidea de Haan, 1839
       
 
Family Raninidae de Haan, 1839
       
 
Genus Raninoides H. Milne Edwards, 1837
       
 
Raninoides glabra (Woodward, 1871)
Forest (Brussels) x     
 
Subsection Heterotremata Guinot, 1977
       
 
Superfamily Calappoidea de Haan, 1833
       
 
Family Calappidae De Haan, 1833
       
 
Genus Mursia Desmarest, 1823
       
 
Mursia lienharti (Bachmayer, 1962)
Ramsel    x  
 
Genus Silvacarcinus Collins & Smith 1993
       
 
Silvacarcinus laurae Collins & Smith 1993
Forest (Brussels) x     
 
Family Necrocarcinidae Förster, 1968b
       
 
Genus Goniochele Bell, 1858
       
 
Goniochele cf. angulata Bell, 1858
Egem x     
 
Superfamily Leucosioidea Samouelle, 1819
       
 
Family Leucosiidae Samouelle, 1819
       
 
Subfamily Ebaliinae Stimpson, 1871
       
 
Genus: Ebalia Leach, 1817
       
 
Ebalia cranchii Leach, 1817
Kallo    x  x
 
Ebalia jacqueshermani  van Bakel et al., 2003
Kallo    x  
 
Ebalia tumefacta (Montagu, 1808)
Kallo    x  x
 
Superfamily: Majoidea Samouelle, 1819
       
 
Family Majidae Samouelle, 1819
       
 
Subfamily Majinae Samouelle, 1819
       
 
Genus: Maja Lamarck, 1801
       
 
Maja squinado (Herbst, 1788)
Kallo    x   x
 
Superfamily Retroplumoidea Gill, 1894
       
 
Family Retroplumidae Gill, 1894
       
 
Genus Retropluma Gill, 1894
       
 
Retropluma sp.
Egem x     
 
Superfamily Cancroidea Latreille, 1802
       
 
Family Cancridae Latreille, 1802
       
 
Subfamily: Cancrinae Latreille, 1802
       
 
Genus Cancer Linnaeus, 1758
       
 
Cancer cf. pagurus Linnaeus, 1758
Kallo    x  x
 
Cancer vancalsteri  van Bakel et al., 2003
Oelegem    x  
 
Genus Metacarcinus A. Milne Edwards, 1862
       
 
Metacarcinus tenax  van Bakel et al., 2003
Kallo    x  
 
Subfamily Lobocarcininae Beurlen, 1930
       
 
Genus: Tasadia Müller in Janssens & Müller, 1984
       
 
Tasadia carniolica (Bittner, 1884)
Ramsel, Berlaar   x   
 
Family Corystidae Samouelle, 1819
       
 
Genus: Corystes Latreille, 1802
       
 
Corystes holsaticus (Noetling, 1881)
Kallo    x  
 
Family Pirimelidae Alcock, 1899
       
 
Genus Pliopirimela  van Bakel et al., 2003
       
 
Pliopirimela deconincki  van Bakel et al., 2003
Kallo    x  
 
Superfamily Portunoidea Rafinesque 1815
       
 
Family Portunidae Rafinesque, 1815
       
 
Subfamily Polybiinae Ortmann, 1893
       
 
Genus Liocarcinus Adams & White, 1848
       
 
Liocarcinus holsaticus (Fabricius, 1798)
Kallo    x  x
 
Family Geryonidae Colosi, 1923
       
 
Genus Coeloma A. Milne Edwards, 1865
       
 
Coeloma (Coeloma) sp.
Sint-Niklaas  x    
 
Subgenus Paracoeloma Buerlen, 1929
       
 
Coeloma (Paracoeloma) rupeliense Stainier, 1887
Boom  x    
 
Superfamily Xanthoidea MacLeay, 1838
       
 
Family Gonoplacidae Macleay, 1838
       
 
Subfamily Carcinoplacinae H. Milne-Edwards, 1852
       
 
Genus Glyphithyreus Reuss, 1859
       
 
Glyphithyreus wetherelli (Bell, 1858)
Egem x     
 
Family Xanthidae MacLeay, 1838
       
 
Genus Eocarpilius Blow and Manning, 1996
       
 
Eocarpilius wilkeningi (Bachmayer and Mundlos, 1968)
Zemst  x    
 
Genus Harpactocarcinus Milne-Edwards 1862
       
 
Harpactocarcinus punctulatus (Desmarest, 1822)
Zaventem x     
 
Family Zanthopsidae Vía, 1959
       
 
Genus Zanthopsis M'Coy, 1849
       
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Zanthopsis cf. leachii (Desmarest, 1822)
Marke x     
References:
Collins, J. S. H., Smith, R., 1993, Ypresian (Lower Eocene) crabs (Decapoda, Crustacea) from Belgium, Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre, 63, pp.261-270
Verheyden, T., 2002, Decapods from the Boom Clay (Rupelian, Oligocene) in Belgium. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre, 72, pp. 171-191.
Bakel, B.W.M. van, Jagt J.W.M., Fraaije R. H. B., 2002. Ciliopagurus obesis, a new species of Oligocene hermit crab from northwest Belgium Cainozoic Rechearch, 2(1-2) pp. 119-116.
Bakel, B.W.M. van, Jagt, J.W.M., Fraaije R. H. B. & Wille, E., 2003. Piacenzian (Pliocene) decapod crustacean faunules from northwest Belgium. Bulletin Mizunami Fossil Museum, 30, pp.97-108.
Bakel, B.W.M.van, Fraaije, R.H.B. & Jagt, J.W.M. 2006. Synopsis of Cenozoic decapod crustaceans from Belgium Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas, v. 23, núm. 3, pp. 370-374
Fraaije, R.H.B. van Bakel, B.W.M., Jagt, J.W.M., & Coole, Y. 2006 Two new Paleogene species of mud shrimp (Crustacea, Decapoda, Upogebiidae) from Europe and North America Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum, no. 33, pp. 77-85, 2 pls., 1 fig.
Bakel B. W. M. van, Artal P., Fraaije R. H. B. & Jagt J. W. M.(2008) A new Early Oligocene crab (Decapoda, Brachyura, Dromiacea) from northwest Belgium, with comments on its palaeobiology Geologica Belgica (2009) 12/1-2: pp. 45-57 (3 figures, 1 table)