†family Erymidae Van Straelen 1924 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Erymidae

Alternative spelling: Erymaidae

Parent taxon: Erymoidea according to A. A. Klompmaker and R. H. B. Fraaije 2011

See also De Grave et al. 2009, Feldmann and Keys 1992, Feldmann and Titus 2006, Garassino et al. 2009, Kiessling 2003, Rathbun 1926 and Schweitzer et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Galicia, Oosterinkia

Subtaxa: Clytiopsinae Enoploclytia Eryma Eryminae Palaeastacus Pustulina Stenodactylina

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama collection)

• Paleogene of Mexico (1)

• Cenozoic of Spain (1)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (8), Australia (2), Canada (3: British Columbia), France (7), Germany (2), Japan (1), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (17: Alabama, California, Mississippi, N. Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of Canada (4: Alberta, Northwest Territories), France (6), Germany (3), Italy (3), Spain (4), Switzerland (9), the United Kingdom (7), United States (1: Utah)

Total: 89 collections including 118 occurrences

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