Subfamily Callichirinae Manning and Felder 1991 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Callianassidae

Parent taxon: Callianassidae according to J. A. Todd and J. S. H. Collins 2005

See also Schweitzer and Feldmann 2002

Sister taxa: Biffarius, Brecanclawu, Callianassinae, Calliax, Callichirus, Comoxianassa, Corallianassa, Cowichianassa, Eoglypturus, Eucalliax, Lepidophthalmus, Melipal, Neotrypaea, Paraglypturus, Pehuenchia, Podocallichirus, Protocallianassa, Sergio, Trypaea, Typaea, Vegarthron

Subtaxa: Glypturus Neocallichirus

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Jamaica (2), Japan (2)

• Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Neogene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Japan (1), Panama (8), Slovakia (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Mexico (1), United States (3: Florida)

• Oligocene of United States (7: Mississippi, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Washington)

• Eocene of Italy (1), Mexico (1), United States (3: California)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: British Columbia), Morocco (1)

Total: 39 collections including 42 occurrences

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