Request PDF on ResearchGate | Hoploparia, the Best-Known Fossil Clawed Lobster (Family Nephropidae), Is a “Wastebasket” Genus. KEY WORDS: Decapoda, Dinochelus, lobster, London Clay, Nephropidae, Oncopareia, Nephropidae has a fossil record extending back to the. JOURNAL OF CRUSTACEAN BIOLOGY, 23(3): –, HOPLOPARIA, THE BEST-KNOWN FOSSIL CLAWED LOBSTER (FAMILY NEPHROPIDAE).
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Taiwan, Province of China. Metanephrops is an extant, clawed lobster genus Family Nephropidae with a very distinctive, carinate and spiny cephalothorax.
It is the most speciose extant genus of clawed nephropide, with 18 Recent species known. It is a deepwater genus with very large eyes; most species are known from deeper than meters.
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Email the author Login required. Abstract Metanephrops is an extant, clawed lobster genus Family Nephropidae with a very distinctive, carinate and spiny cephalothorax. Keywords lobster, Metanephrops elongatus, nomen dubium.