Cryptosoma Milne Edwards 1837 (box crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Calappidae

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

Sister taxa: Acanthocarpus, Calappa, Calappella, Calappilia, Calappinae, Cycloes, Lambrus, Matutinae, Mursia, Mursilata, Mursilia, Mursiopsis, Paracyclois, Stenodromia, Tutus

Subtaxa: Cryptosoma bairdii Cryptosoma dentatum

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Type: Cryptosoma dentatum

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Yaqui Valley at Cercado de Mao (Miocene of Dominican Republic)

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