Family Hexapodidae Miers 1886 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Hexapodidae

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

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

Subtaxa: Bellhexapus Eohexapus Eurohexapus Goniocypoda Hexapus Holthuisea Palaeopinnixa

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection)

• Neogene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Japan (1), Malaysia (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of Barbados (1), Pakistan (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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