Superfamily Leucosioidea Samouelle 1819 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda

Parent taxon: Heterotremata according to R. M. Feldmann et al. 2003

See also Schweitzer et al. 2010 and Todd and Collins 2005

Sister taxa: Calappoidea, Majoidea, Portunoidea, Retroplumidae

Subtaxa: Iphiculidae Leucosiidae Matutidae

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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 (8), 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), Brunei Darussalam (1), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (1), Hungary (1), India (4), Indonesia (3), Iran (1), Italy (1), Japan (12), Malaysia (19), Panama (1), Sri Lanka (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), 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: 100 collections including 193 occurrences

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