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Type and Figured Fossil Collection

Specimen Details

Antarctomithrax thomsoni Feldmann, 1994

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BAS specimen number
DJ.152.82

NHM specimen number
BAS IN.2403

Type Status
Holotype

Higher Taxonomy
Kingdom Animalia 
Phylum Arthropoda 
Subphylum Crustacea 
Class Malacostraca 
Order Decapoda 
Family Majidae 
Life Life 

Chronostratigraphy
Eocene

Lithostratigraphy
No data available.

Locality
Wiman, Cape


Citations

  • Feldmann, R.M. (1994)
    Antarctomithrax thomsoni, a new genus and species of crab (Brachyura; Majidae) from the La Meseta Formation (Eocene) of Seymour Island, Antarctica
    Journal of Paleontology, 68, No. 1, 174-176
    p. 175, figs. 2-3

Note
The data provided on this page is taken from the most recent publication citing this specimen. Taxonomic names and geological ages are largely subjective and may have been assigned differently in previous publications.