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Article: New Lower Tertiary crabs from Pakistan

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 21
Part: 4
Publication Date: November 1978
Page(s): 957 981
Author(s): J. S. H. Collins and S. F. Morris
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COLLINS, J. S. H., MORRIS, S. F. 1978. New Lower Tertiary crabs from Pakistan. Palaeontology21, 4, 957–981.

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Palaeocene and Eocene crabs are described from the Sulaiman and Kirthar Ranges of east Pakistan. Ten species are represented, eight of them new, belonging to nine genera, two of them new. The new genera and species are Hepatiscus sheranii sp. nov., Laeviranina sinuosa sp. nov., Pyromaia inflata sp. nov., Gillcarcinus amphora gen. et sp. nov., Proxicarpilius planifrons gen. et sp. nov., Proxicarpilius minor gen. et sp. nov., Hexapuspinfoldi sp. nov., and Lobonotus orientalis sp. nov.
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