Subfamily Mithracinae MacLeay 1838 (spider crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Majidae

Parent taxon: Majidae according to Todd and Collins 2005

Sister taxa: Chondromaia, Epialtinae, Eurynolambrinae, Majiinae, Majinae, Micromaiinae

Subtaxa: Micippa Mithraculus Mithrax Nemausa Stenocionops Teleophrys

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Type: Mithrax

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Barbados (7), Haiti (2), Jamaica (1), Mexico (1), Panama (1), United States (3: Florida, Virgin Islands)

• Miocene of Hungary (1), Malta (1)

• Neogene of Poland (1)

• Oligocene of Italy (1)

• Eocene of Italy (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Arkansas)

Total: 23 collections including 46 occurrences

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