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Eocarcinus praecursor is a Jurassic species of decapod crustacean, sufficiently distinct from its relatives to be placed in its own family (Eocarcinidae). [1]

26 relations: Animal, Anomura, Arthropod, Aston Magna, Crab, Crustacean, Decapoda, Early Jurassic, Eocarcinoidea, Family (biology), Gloucestershire, Glypheoidea, Hinderwell, Journal of Crustacean Biology, JSTOR, Jurassic, Malacostraca, Middle Jurassic, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Pliensbachian, Portable Document Format, The BMJ, The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Transitional fossil, United Kingdom, Yorkshire.

Animals are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia (also called Metazoa).

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Anomura (sometimes Anomala) is a group of decapod crustaceans, including hermit crabs and others.

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An arthropod (from Greek arthro-, joint + podos, foot) is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages.

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Aston Magna is a hamlet located off Fosse Way in north Gloucestershire, England, between Moreton-in-Marsh and Shipston-on-Stour.

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Crabs are decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura, which typically have a very short projecting "tail" (abdomen) (βραχύς / brachys.

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Crustaceans (Crustacea) form a very large group of arthropods, usually treated as a subphylum, which includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill and barnacles.

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The decapoda or decapods (literally "ten-footed") are an order of crustaceans within the class Malacostraca, including many familiar groups, such as crayfish, crabs, lobsters, prawns and shrimp.

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The Early Jurassic epoch (in chronostratigraphy corresponding to the Lower Jurassic series) is the earliest of three epochs of the Jurassic period.

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Eocarcinoidea is a taxon of fossil decapod crustaceans.

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In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.

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Gloucestershire (abbreviated Glos.) is a county in South West England.

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The Glypheoidea (containing the glypheoid lobsters), is a group of lobster-like decapod crustaceans which forms an important part of fossil faunas, such as the Solnhofen limestone.

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Hinderwell is a village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England that lies within the North York Moors National Park.

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The Journal of Crustacean Biology is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of carcinology (crustacean research).

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JSTOR (pronounced; short for Journal Storage) is a digital library founded in 1995.

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The Jurassic (from Jura Mountains) is a geologic period and system that extends from 201.3± 0.6 Ma (million years ago) to 145± 4 Ma; from the end of the Triassic to the beginning of the Cretaceous.

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Malacostraca is the largest of the six classes of crustaceans, containing about 40,000 living species, divided among 16 orders.

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The Middle Jurassic is the second epoch of the Jurassic Period.

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Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology ("Palaeo3") is a peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing multidisciplinary studies and comprehensive reviews in the field of palaeoenvironmental geology.

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The Pliensbachian is an age of the geologic timescale or stage in the stratigraphic column.

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Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware and operating systems.

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The BMJ is a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal.

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The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology is a scientific journal published by the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research in Singapore.

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A transitional fossil is any fossilized remains of a life form that exhibits traits common to both an ancestral group and its derived descendant group.

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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Yorkshire is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eocarcinus

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