Family Oziidae Dana 1851 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Oziidae

Parent taxon: Eriphioidea according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Eriphiidae, Hypothalassiidae, Platyxanthidae, Pseudoziidae

Subtaxa: Epixanthus Lydia Menippe Ozius Pseudocarcinus

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Jamaica (1), Mexico (1), Panama (1), United States (2: Florida, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of Fiji (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Fiji (2), Japan (1), United States (5: Florida)

• Eocene of United States (8: Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Alabama, Mississippi, Texas)

Total: 28 collections including 32 occurrences

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