The galatheoid Paragalathea africana, from the Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian-Turonian) of Gara Sbaa (Kem Kem, Morocco), is revised, based on the holotype and one additional specimen. A new genus, Muelleristhes, is here erected to accommodate this species; it is placed in the family Porcellanidae Haworth, 1825.

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Keywords Anomura, Galatheoidea, Cenomanian-Turonian, new taxon
Journal Scripta Geologica
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Garassino, A, de Angeli, A, & Pasini, G. (2014). [Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Mesozoic and Cenozoic Decapod Crustaceans, Krakow, Poland, 2013: A tribute to Pál Mihály Müller / R.H.B. Fraaije, M. Hyžný, J.W.M. Jagt, M. Krobicki & B.W.M. van Bakel (eds.)]: A new porcellanid genus (Crustacea, Decapoda) to accommodate the Late Cretaceous Paragalathea africana Garassino, De Angeli & Pasini, 2008 from southeast Morocco. Scripta Geologica, 147, 117–124.