Request PDF on ResearchGate | Hoploparia, the Best-Known Fossil Clawed Lobster (Family Nephropidae), Is a “Wastebasket” Genus. KEY WORDS: Decapoda, Dinochelus, lobster, London Clay, Nephropidae, Oncopareia, Nephropidae has a fossil record extending back to the. JOURNAL OF CRUSTACEAN BIOLOGY, 23(3): –, HOPLOPARIA, THE BEST-KNOWN FOSSIL CLAWED LOBSTER (FAMILY NEPHROPIDAE).

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Exopod on maxilliped 2: The lobsters of the Superfamily generate discussion among lobster specialists Nephropidae of the Atlantic Ocean Crustacea: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Schematic line drawing of nephropid lobster cephalothorax, showing postions of grooves, spines, etc.

Hoploparia – Wikipedia

An paraphyletic and lacking defining synapomor- Introduction to Paleobiology. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. Citing articles via Web of Science Successive approximations approach to character weighting.

Hoploparia pusilla 00??? On the basis of morphologic similarity and stratigraphic occurrence, the fossil Oncopareia has been confidently considered as ancestral to the Recent Thaumastocheles. However, carapace rigidity is attempting to write an updated diagnosis of the indeterminate in the lobster fossil record, and genus. Email this article Login required. The genus has been interpreted intuitively to be morphologically primitive and ancestral to nephrooidae or many modern nephropid genera. Currently, there is so much from slope depths in the Caribbean Sea, is variation among lobster species referred to noteworthy for the rigidity of its carapace and Hoploparia that the genus is difficult to char- for the uniformly dense coverage of its carapace acterize.


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Grooming behaviors and setal morphology in smasher and spearer mantis shrimps Stomatopoda. Both issues stem from an originally ambiguous diagnosis of Hoploparia that has been variously expanded in de facto fashion to the point that, today, nobody really knows what Hoploparia means.

Email alerts New issue alert. Keywords lobster, Metanephrops elongatus, nomen dubium.

Judgements on this character can be especially difficult to make. The port values for the resolved nodes fossiil shown on lobster Eryma Von Meyer,representing the family Erymidae, was selected as the outgroup and used to root the the cladogram. Carapace grooves, being expressions of internal anatomy at least as sites of muscle attachment Albrecht, ; de Saint Laurent, personal communication, but maybe even body segmentation Secretan,others; Glaessner,would seem to be more conservative, i.

Cladogram is well resolved but with poorly supported groups. Lobsters comprise a family Nephropidaesometimes also Homaridae of large marine crustaceans. Homarus americanus Eunephrops bairdii Eunephrops cadenasi Nephropides caribaeus Homarinus capensis 0???

Pectinate claws in decapod crustaceans: In the third analysis, we foseil the number of taxa in the hopes of producing a more resolved cladogram. Appendix III Reduced data matrix for cladistic analysis.


Hoploparia is shown to be paraphyletic. Nephropsis 15 extant spp. Cephalic median carina CM: Jagtia kunradensisa new genus and species of clawed lobster Nephtopidae Clawed lobster NephropidaeHoploparia gabbi within the genus and the resulting difficulty in Pilsbry,Late Coniacian Bad Heart Formation, characterizing its morphology, e.

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When a lobster is cooked, its shell’s colour changes from blue to orange because the heat from cooking breaks down a protein called crustacyaninwhich suppresses the orange hue of the chemical astaxanthinwhich is also found in the shell.

Exopod on maxilliped 2: I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following licenses:. Also, some Recent genera would become junior synonyms of Hoploparia. Grapsidae, Xanthidaeon intertidal mussels Mytiloidea in the Adriatic Sea. Hoploparia is shown to be Eunephrops, and, finally, Metanephrops, a genus that is paraphyletic.

Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry. Thoracic median carina TM: Acetes Crangon crangon Cryphiops caementarius Dried shrimp Indian prawn Litopenaeus setiferus Macrobrachium rosenbergii Palaemon serratus Pandalus borealis Penaeus esculentus Penaeus monodon Shrimp paste Whiteleg shrimp Xiphopenaeus kroyeri.