Family Euryplacidae Stimpson 1871 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Euryplacidae

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

Sister taxa: Acidopsidae, Carinocarcinoididae, Chasmocarcinidae, Conleyidae, Hexapodidae, Litocheiridae, Martinocarcinidae, Mathildellidae, Progeryonidae, Scalopidiidae, Vultocinidae

Subtaxa: Chlinocephalus Corallicarcinus Eucrate Euryplax Orbitoplax Palaeopsopheticus Simonellia Stoaplax Viaplax

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), United States (1: Flrida)

• Miocene of Panama (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Alaska)

• Oligocene of Italy (1), United States (1: Oregon)

• Eocene of Mexico (1), United States (6: California)

• Paleogene of Hungary (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1)

• Cenozoic of Italy (1)

Total: 17 collections including 18 occurrences

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