Decapoda

Decapoda

Decapoda is an order that includes shrimp, crabs and some other crustaceans. So far, we’ve found at least one shrimp fossil at the quarry.



Food: plankton, seaweed, invertebrates, carrion
Predators: turtles, fish
Closest surviving relatives: modern shrimp


Academic literature available on the web

A CLASSIFICATION OF LIVING AND FOSSIL GENERA OF DECAPOD CRUSTACEANS


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