Family Dromiidae De Haan 1833 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Dromiidae

Parent taxon: Dromiacea according to W. De Haan 1833

See also Schweitzer et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Cyclodorippidae, Etyoidea, Homolodromioidea

Subtaxa: Ameridromia Austrodromidia Dromidiopsis Dromiinae Dynomeninae Epipedodromia Fultodromia Haledromia Hypoconchinae Sphaerodromiinae Stimdromia

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Mexico (1), Taiwan (2)

• Pliocene of Fiji (2)

• Neogene of the Netherlands (1), Poland (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Hungary (1), Malta (1), Poland (2)

• Oligocene of Italy (1)

• Eocene of Italy (1), United States (2: South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Denmark (2), Sweden (1), United States (4: Alabama, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Denmark (1), Germany (1), the Netherlands (2)

Total: 30 collections including 66 occurrences

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