Family Leucosiidae Samouelle 1819 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Leucosiidae

Parent taxon: Leucosioidea according to Todd and Collins 2005

See also Tiwari et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Iphiculidae, Matutidae

Subtaxa: Ampliura Andorina Cryptocneminae Duncanitrix Ebalia Ebaliinae Gemmacarcinus Hepatinulus Leucosiinae Nucilobus Palaeomyra Philyrinae Pterocarcinus Typilobus

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Jamaica (1), Japan (2), Panama (2), United States (11: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of Brunei Darussalam (7), Italy (1), Japan (5), United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (6: North Carolina, Virginia)

• Neogene of Fiji (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (1), India (4), Indonesia (3), Iran (1), Italy (1), Japan (12), Malaysia (14), Panama (1), Sri Lanka (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (1: South Carolina)

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

• Eocene of Italy (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Paleogene of Belgium (1), Hungary (1)

• Cenozoic of Italy (1)

Total: 91 collections including 159 occurrences

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