Fossil Hoploparia gabbi, from here.

Belongs within: Astacidea.
Contains: Hoploparia.

The Homarida, clawed lobsters, are a group of sometimes large marine decapods. Members of this group have the seventh and eighth thoracic somites fused together (Dixon et al. 2003).

    |--Enoplometopus [Enoplometopidae, Enoplometopoidea]DAS03
    |    `--E. occidentalis (Randall 1840)DAS03
         |  i. s.: Paleonephrops Mertin 1941CF06
         |         NephropsisMG-H11
         |           |--N. acanthura Macpherson 1990MG-H11
         |           `--N. stewarti Wood-Mason 1872MG-H11
         |         Palaeophoberus suevicus (Quenstedt 1867)BWW93
         |--‘Hoploparia’ buntingi (Feldmann & Holland 1971)TS03
         `--+--+--+--‘Hoploparia’ antarctica Wilckens 1907TS03
            |  |  `--‘Hoploparia’ tennesseensis Rathbun 1926TS03
            |  `--+--‘Hoploparia’ bellatrixTS03
            |     `--‘Hoploparia’ shastensis (Rathbun 1929)TS03
            `--+--‘Hoploparia’ gabbi Pilsbry 1901TS03
               |--‘Homarus’ klebsiTS03
               `--+--Thymopides groboviTS03
                  `--+--‘Hoploparia’ beyrichi (Schlüter 1862)TS03
                     `--+--Nephrops norvegicus (Linnaeus 1758)AFZ04, BRP03
                        |--Homarinus Kornfield 1995TS03
                        |    `--H. capensis (Herbst 1792) [=Homarus capensis]TS03
                        `--Homarus Weber 1795TS03
                             |--H. americanus Milne Edwards 1837PH03
                             |--H. gammarus (Linnaeus 1758)DAS03
                             `--H. morrisiTS03

*Type species of generic name indicated


[AFZ04] Amati, L., R. M. Feldmann & J.-P. Zonneveld. 2004. A new family of Triassic lobsters (Decapoda: Astacidea) from British Columbia and its phylogenetic context. Journal of Paleontology 78 (1): 150–168.

[BRP03] Bottari, T., P. Rinelli & A. Panebianco. 2003. Trawling lesions in some decapod crustaceans: considerations with regard to government inspections. Crustaceana 76 (8): 927–933.

[BWW93] Briggs, D. E. G., M. J. Weedon & M. A. Whyte. 1993. Arthropoda (Crustacea excluding Ostracoda). In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 321–342. Chapman & Hall: London.

[CF06] Crawford, R. S., R. F. Feldmann, D. A. Waugh, B. M. Kelley & J. G. Allen. 2006. Decapod crustaceans from the Maastrichtian Fox Hills formation. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 47 (1–2): 3–28.

[DAS03] Dixon, C. J., S. T. Ahyong & F. R. Schram. 2003. A new hypothesis of decapod phylogeny. Crustaceana 76: 935–975.

[MG-H11] McEnnulty, F. R., K. L. Gowlett-Holmes, A. Williams, F. Althaus, J. Fromont, G. C. B. Poore, T. D. O’Hara, L. Marsh, P. Kott, S. Slack-Smith, P. Alderslade & M. V. Kitahara. 2011. The deepwater megabenthic invertebrates on the western continental margin of Australia (100–1100 m depths): composition, distribution and novelty. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 80: 1–191.

[PH03] Pinheiro, M. A. A., & G. Y. Hattori. 2003. Embryology of the mangrove crab Ucides cordatus (Brachyura: Ocypodidae). Journal of Crustacean Biology 23 (3): 729–737.

[TS03] Tshudy, D., & U. Sorhannus. 2003. Hoploparia, the best-known fossil clawed lobster (family Nephropidae), is a “wastebasket” genus. Journal of Crustacean Biology 23 (3): 700–711.

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