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Abyssophthalmus Acanthocarpus Acanthogalathea Acantholambrus Actaea
Actaeites Actaeops Actinotocarcinus Actumnus Agostella
Alburnia Ambulocapsa Ameridromia Ampliura Amydrocarcinus
Anapagurus Anatolikos Andorina Anisospinos Ankylokypha
Annieporcellana Annuntidiogenes Antarcticheles Antarctidromia Antarctomithrax
Aperiopyxis Araripecarcinus Archaeocarabus Archaeocypoda Archaeogeryon
Archaeopalinurus P Archaeoplax Archaeopus Archaeotetra Arenaeus
Arges Astacodes Astacopsis Astacus Atelecyclus
Atergatis Aulacopodia Aulavescus Austrohelice Austromunida
Avitelmessus Axiopsis Axius Balcacarcinus Baricarcinus
Bartethusa Basinotopus Bechleja Bellhexapus Beripetrolisthes
Bernuffius Bicarinocarcinus Bicornisranina Binkhorstia Bittnereus
Bittnerilia Blepharipoda Boschettia Brachynotus Branchiocarcinus
Branchiolambrus Branchioplax Brazilomunida Brecanclawu Brome
Bucculentum Budapanopeus Bullariscus Calappa Calappella
Calappilia Callianassa Callianopsis Callichirus Callinectes
Caloxanthus Calteagalathea Camarocarcinus Cambarellus Cambarus
Campylostoma Cancer Cancrinos P Cancrixantho Caprocancer
Carcineretes Carcinoplacoides Carcinoplax Carcinus Cardirhynchus
Cardisoma Carinocarcinoides Carinocarcinus Carpilius Carpilodes
Cartethusa Cedrillosia Cenocorystes Cenomanocarcinus Ceronnectes
Chaceon Charybdis C Chasmocarcinus Cheramus Cherpiocarcinus
Chilenophoberus Chimaerastacus Chlinocephalus Chlorodiella Chorilia
Cicarnus Clibanarius Clytiella Clytiopsis Coeloma
Coelopus Coenobita Coleia Collinsius Colneptunus
Comoxianassa Componocancer Concavilateris Corallicarcinus Corazzatocarcinus
Costacopluma Cowichianassa Cracensigillatus Cretachlorodius Cretacocarcinus
Cretacoranina Cretagalathea Cretatrizocheles Cristafrons Cristella
Cristipluma Cronius Crossotonotus Ctenocheles Culmenformosa
Cyamocarcinus Cycleryon P Cyclocancer Cyclocorystes Cycloes
Cycloprosopon Cyclothyreus Cycloxanthops Cyphonotus Cyrtorhina
Daira Dakoticancer Daldorfia Daragrapsus Daranyia
Dardanus Diaulax Dioratiopus Doerflesia Doratiopus
Dorippe Drachiella Dromilites Dynomene Dynomenopsis
Ebalia Ekalakia Enodicarcinus Enoploclytia Enoplonotus
Eocalcinus Eocarcinus Eocarpilius Eocharybdis Eodorippe
Eodromites Eoglypturus Eohalimede Eohexapus Eohomola
Eoinachoides Eomaldivia Eomatuta Eomunidopsis Eopaguropsis
Eopalicus Eopetrolisthes Eopilumnus Eoprosopon Eotrachynotocarcinus
Eotylaspis Eouroptychus Eoxanthias Epialtus Eriosachila
Eriphia Erroranilia Eryma P Erymastacus Eryon P
Etallonia Etisus Eucorystes Eucrate Eumorphactaea
Eumorphocorystes Euphylax Euprognatha Eurohexapus Eurolambrus
Euronectes Eurycarpus Euryplax Eurytium Faksecarcinus
Falconoplax Falsiportunites Faxegalathea Ferricorda Fredericia
Gabriella Galathea Galene Galenopsis P Galicia
Gastrodorus Gastrosacus Gebia Gecchelicarcinus Gemmacarcinus
Gemmellarocarcinus Geryon Gillcarcinus Glabropilumnus Glaessnerella
Glaessnericaris P Glaessneropsis Globihexapus Glyphea Glyphithyreus
Glyptodynomene Gollincarcinus Goneplax Goniochele Goniochirus
Goniocypoda Goniodromites Graptocarcinus Harpactocarcinus P Harpactoxanthopsis P
Harryhausenia P Hasaracancer Haumuriaegla Haydnella Heeia
Hellerocaris Hemioon Hemiplax Hemsut Hepatella
Hepatinulus Hepatiscus Hepatus Herbstia Heteractaea
Heterocrypta Heus Hexapus Hillius Hispanigalathea
Holcocarcinus Holthuisea Homarus Homola Homoliformis
Homolodromia Homolopsis Homolus Hoplitocarcinus Hoploparia
Huhatanka P Huxleycaris Hyas Hyastenus Ibericancer
Iberihomola Icriocarcinus Ilia Imocaris Inachus
Iphiculus Italialbunea Ixa Ixoides Jagtia
Jakobsenius Jasus P Jaxea Juracrista Jurapylocheles
Jurellana Karasawaia Kierionopsis Klytia Knebelia P
Konidromites Koryncheiros Kowaicarcinus Kromtitis Lachnopodus
Laevicarcinus Laeviprosopon Laeviranina Lambropsis Lammuastacus
Lathahypossia Latheticocarcinus Lecythocaris Leiolambrus Leptoides
Leptomithrax Lessinigalathea Lessinioplax Leucosia Leucosilia
Levicyclus Lianira Libinia Lignihomola Linuparus
Liocarcinus Liocaris Lipaesthesius Lispognathus Lissocardia
Lithophylax Litogaster P Litograpsus Lobipetrolisthes Lobocarcinus
Lobogalenopsis Lobonotus Lobulata Loerentheya Londinimola
Longodromites Longoporcellana Longusorbis Lophopanopeus Lophoranina
Lophoraninella Lovaracarcinus Lovarina Loxorhynchus Lucanthonisia
Luisogalathea Lupeites Lyreidina Lyreidus Macroacaena
Macrocheira Macrophthalmus Macropipus Madaeus Maeandricampus
Magila Magyarcarcinus Maingrapsus Mainhepatiscus Maja
Malmuncina P Marocarcinus Martinetta Martinezicancer Martinocarcinus
Marycarcinus Mascaranada Matuta Matutites Maurimia
Mecochirus Medaeus Megachela Megamia Megaxantho
Megokkos Melipal Menippe Mesodromilites Mesogalathea
Mesolambrus Mesoparapylocheles Mesorhoea Metacarcinus Metahomala
Metanephrops Meyeria Micippa Microcorystes Microdium
Micromaia Micropsalis Minohellenus Miocyclus Miograpsus
Miopipus Mioplax Miosesarma Mioxaiva Mithracia
Mithracites Mithrax Monodaeus Montezumella Muelleroplax
Munida Munidopsis Munitheites Mursia Mursilata
Mursilia Mursiopsis Myra Naefituethis Nanomaja
Nanoplax Necrocarcinus Neocallichirus Neomeria Neopilumnoplax
Neotrapezium Neozanthopsis Nephrops Neptocarcinus Neptunus
Nipponopon Nitotacarcinus Nodoprosopon Noetlingia Nogarolia
Notocarcinus Notomithrax Notopocorystes Notopoides Notopus
Notosceles Notostomus Nucia Nucilobus Nykteripteryx
Ocalina Octoeurax Ocypode Odontochelion Ommatocarcinus
Oncopareia Oosterinkia Ophthalmoplax Oplophorus Orbitoplax
Oregonia Orhomalus Orithopsis Orthakrolophos Osachila
Ovalipes Ovamene Ovocarcinus Ozius Pachygrapsus
Pacifastacus Paguristes Pagurus Paki Pakicarcinus
Palaeastacus Palaemon Palaeocambarus Palaeocarpilius Palaeodromites
Palaeoechinastacus Palaeograpsus Palaeohomarus Palaeolobrathium Palaeomunida
Palaeomunidopsis Palaeomyra Palaeonephrops Palaeopagurus Palaeopalinurus
Palaeopentacheles Palaeophoberus Palaeopolycheles P Palaeopsopheticus Palaeotrichia
Palaeoxantho Palaeoxanthops Palaeoxanthopsis Palehomola Paleocambararus
Palibacus Palinurina Palinurus Panopeus Panticarcinus
Panulirus Paraclythia Paraclytiopsis Paracorallicarcinus Paradosilissopsa
Paradoxicarcinus Paraeuphylax Paragalathea Paralitogaster Paralomis
Paranecrocarcinus Paraocalina Parapaguristes Parapinnixa Parapirimela
Paratetralia Paratumidocarcinus Paratymolus Paraverrucoides Paraxanthosia
Pariphiculus Paronacarcinus Parribacus Parthenope Pegomyrmekella
Pehuenchia Pemphix Periacanthus Persephona Petrochirus
Petrolisthes Phalangites Philyra Phlyctenodes Phlyctisoma
Phoenice Phrynolambrus Pilumnomimus Pilumnus Pinnixa
Piratella Pisa Pisidia Pisomaja Pithonoton
Plagiophthalmous Planes Planoprosopon Platychela Platykotta
Platypleon Pleolobites Pleopteryx Pliopirimela Podophthalmus
Polycnemidium Ponotus Porcellana Pororaria Portufuria
Portumnus Portunites Portunus Potamonautes Praealbunea
Praeatya Preclarocarcinus Pregeryona Prehepatus Prepaeduma
Priabonella Priabonocarcinus Priscinachus Pristinaspina Procambarus
Prochlorodius Proeryon Prohomola Propalaemon Propinnotheroides
Prosopon Protaegla Protastacus Protaxius Proterocarcinus
Protocallianassa Protoclytiopsis Protomunida Protuberosa Proxicarpilius
Psammocarcinus Psammograpsus Pseudastacus Pseudoachelous Pseudocarcinus
Pseudodaranyia Pseudodusa Pseudoglyphea Pseudohepatiscus Pseudohomarus
Pseudonecrocarcinus Pseudopemphix Pseudophlyctenodes Pseudoraninella Pseudorhombila
Pseudorogueus Psygmophthalmus Pterocarcinus Pugettia Pulalius
Pustulina Pyromaia Quasilaeviranina Rakosia Randallia
Ranidina Ranilia Raniliformis Ranina Raninella
Raninoides Rathbunopon Remia Reschia Retrocypoda
Retropluma Retrorsichela Rhachiosoma Rhinodromia Rhinopoupinia
Rioarribia Rocacarcinus Rochinia Roemerus Rogueus
Romaleon Rosenfeldia Rugafarius Sabahranina Sabellidromites
Sandomingia Santeecarcinus Santeella Santeexanthus Sarahcarcinus
Saratunus Schlueteria Sculptoplax Scyllarella Scyllarides
Scyllarus Scyra Selenisca Semiranina Seorsus
Sereneopeus Sesarma Shazella Shimanskya Silvacarcinus
Simonellia Sinopemphix Sodakus Spathagalathea Speocarcinus
Spinipalicus Squamosoglyphea Stenochirus Stenocionops Stenodactylina
Stenodromia Stephanometopon Stintonius Stoaplax Striadiogenes
Styrioplax Symethis Syphax Szaboa Tanidromites
Tanzanonautes Tasadia Tehuacana Telamonocarcinus Tenuihomola
Tepexicarcinus Tetracarcinus Tetrachela Thalassina Thaumastoplax
Thelecarcinus Thia Thoe Tiche Tillocheles
Titanocarcinus Titanodorippe Tithonohomola Tonellocaris Tongapapaka
Torynomma Trachycarcinus Trachynotocarcinus Trachypirimela Trachysoma
Trapezium Trechmannius Triasiglyphea Tribolocephalus Tricarina
Trichopaltarion Trichopeltarion Tridactylastacus Tropifer Tumidocarcinus
Tutus Tymolus Typilobus Uca Udora
Udorella Uncina Upogebia Utica Vanua
Varuna Vectis Vegarthron Venipagurus Verrucarcinus
Verrucoides Vetoplautus Viacarcinus Viaophthalmus Viapinnixa
Viaplax Willemoesiocaris Wilmingtonia Wilsonimaia Withersella
Wongastacia Woodbinax Wrangelleryon Wulaicarcinus Xaiva
Xandaros Xanthilites Xantho Xanthodius Xanthopsis
Xanthosia Xanthosioides Xenophthalmus Yunnanopalinura Zanthopsis
Zygastrocarcinus

Name The name (genus) of the life form.
  Life Form Family Group  The family group to which the life form belongs.
This life form is Globally Extinct.  or  At least one species of this life form still exists today.  The 'cross' symbol indicates that this life form is globally extinct whereas the 'heart' symbol indicates that at least one species of this life form still exists today.
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