From the Palaeontological Collection of the Universalmuseum Joanneum – The Cenozoic Decapod Crustaceans (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Decapoda)

by Matúš Hyžný & Martin Gross

Abstract: Cenozoic decapod crustaceans housed in the collections of the Universalmuseum Joanneum (Graz, Austria) are reviewed. Previous descriptions, geographic and stratigraphic provenance and collection history are discussed. Altogether 72 specimens are figured, including five holotypes. Taxonomic affinity of previously unpublished material is addressed. Gebiacantha sp. from the middle Miocene of Wetzelsdorf is the first

fossil record of the genus from the Paratethys.

 

Key Words: Axiidea; Gebiidea; Anomura; Brachyura; Styria/Austria; Slovenia.

 

Joannea Geol. Paläont. 12: 73-127 (2016)

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