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A major new reference on fossil, extant glypheid, and litogastrid lobsters, this book offers detailed descriptions of all 120 species alongside photographs and reproductions of historical illustrations when possible. The authors take into account recently added species, as well as progress in the analysis of their history and evolutionary development that has changed our view of the generic and familial classifications of these animals. With almost six hundred drawings, engravings, and photos, this volume is an essential guide to the many types of lobsters.
|Publisher:||French National Museum Natural History|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Sylvain Charbonnier is maître de conférences in the Center for Research on Paleobiodiversity and Paleoenvironments at the French Museum of Natural History in Paris. Alessandro Garassino is curator at the Museo di Storia Naturale in Milano. Günter Schweigert is curator at the Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde in Stuttgart, Germany. Martin Simpson is a paleontologist in the Ocean and Earth Science Department of the National Oceanography Centre at the University of Southampton.
Table of Contents
Pioneers of the fossil glypheids
Modern studies on fossil glypheids
After the Second World War
MATERIAL AND METHODS
Family Glypheidae Zittel, 1885
Genus Glyphea Meyer, 1835
Species doubtfully attributed to Glyphea
Genus Paraglyphea Beurlen, 1928
Species doubtfully attributed to Paraglyphea
Genus Glypheopsis Beurlen, 1928
Species doubtfully attributed to Glypheopsis
Genus Trachysoma Bell, 1858
Angarestia n. gen.
Species doubtfully attributed to Angarestia
Gigarecina n. gen.
Rectaglyphea n. gen.
Species doubtfully attributed to Rectaglyphea
Genus Heteroglyphaea Colosi, 1921
Genus Neoglyphea Forest & de Saint Laurent, 1975
Genus Laurentaeglyphea Forest, 2006
Family Litogastridae Karasawa, Schweitzer & Feldmann, 2013
Genus Litogaster Meyer, 1847
Species doubtfully attributed to Litogaster
Genus Pseudoglyphea Oppel, 1861
Species doubtfully attributed to Pseudoglyphea
Audogaster n. gen.
Species doubtfully attributed to glypheoid lobsters
Doubtful species of Decapoda
Species attributed to other crustacean families