A new member of the Family Prosopidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from the Lower Cretaceous of Japan
A new genus and species (Decapoda: Brachyura: Prosopidae) is described from the lower Cretaceous Sebayashi Formation of Gunma Prefecture, Japan. It represents the second and oldest record of the Family Prosopidae from the North Pacific realm. A checklist of all known species of the Mesozoic Decapoda from Japan is included.
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