Palaeastacus Bell, 1850

Odin, Giliane P., Charbonnier, Sylvain, Devillez, Julien & Schweigert, Günter, 2019, On unreported historical specimens of marine arthropods from the Solnhofen and Nusplingen Lithographic Limestones (Late Jurassic, Germany) housed at the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, Geodiversitas 41 (17), pp. 643-662: 652-654

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Palaeastacus Bell, 1850


Genus Palaeastacus Bell, 1850  

TYPE SPECIES. — Astacus sussexiensis Mantell, 1824, by subsequent designation of Glaessner(1929).

Palaeastacus fuciformis ( Schlotheim, 1822)   ( Fig. 7 View FIG A-C)

STUDIED MATERIAL. — Charbonnier & Garassino (2012) mentioned three specimens: two from Solnhofen (MNHN.F. B13449 View Materials ; MNHN. GG.2004/8245) and one from an unknown locality (MNHN. GG.2004/7998-8106). We do not change their attribution   .


Since only one specimen (MNHN.F. B13449 View Materials ) was figured by Charbonnier & Garassino (2012), we additionally figure the specimen MNHN.GG.2004/8245 ( Fig. 7 View FIG A-C), which is particularly well-preserved; notably, the ornamentation is nearly complete.