Family Paguridae Latreille 1802 (hermit crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Paguridae

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes, Tome Troisième 1-467

Parent taxon: Paguroidea according to J. S. H. Collins et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Ammopylocheles, Coenobitidae, Diogenidae, Eopaguropsis, Eotylaspis, Jurapylocheles, Orhomalus, Parapylochelidae, Schobertellidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Fiji (1), Mexico (1), Panama (1), United States (5: California, Maryland, Virgin Islands)

• Pliocene to Holocene of Hungary (1)

• Pliocene of Fiji (4), Italy (2), Japan (1)

• Neogene of Italy (2), Poland (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), the Dominican Republic (4), Fiji (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Japan (10), Malaysia (4), Malta (2), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Spain (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), Japan (1), United States (1: Washington)

• Eocene of Denmark (1), Hungary (1), Mexico (1), Spain (1)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

• Paleogene of Belgium (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), United States (1: Washington)

• Cenozoic of Italy (1)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: Alabama, New Jersey, Texas)

• Jurassic of France (4), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (8)

Total: 84 collections including 126 occurrences

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