Aeger libanensis

Aeger libanensis is a species of fossil prawn belonging to the family Aegeridae.[1] These prawns had very long pereiopods.

Aeger libanensis
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
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Aeger libanensis from Liban
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Suborder: Dendrobranchiata
Family: Aegeridae
Genus: Aeger
A. libanensis
Binomial name
Aeger libanensis
Roger 1946

Fossil recordEdit

Fossils of Aeger libanensis are found in the Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) marine outcrops at Hjoula and Mayfouq in Lebanon (age range: from 93.9 to 100.5 million years ago.).[2]