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
Species:
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]

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