Superfamily Grapsoidea MacLeay 1838 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda

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

See also Feldmann et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Aulacopodia Brome Cardirhynchus Daragrapsus Daranyia Eurycarpus Gecarcinidae Glyptodynomene Glyptograpsidae Grapsidae Grapsus Liocaris Lupeites Paradosilissopsa Plagusiidae Psammograpsus Pseudodaranyia Pseudomicippella Roemerus Sesarmidae Tiche Vanua Varunidae Wulaicarcinus Xenograpsidae

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Mexico (2), Puerto Rico (1), United States (15: California, Florida, Flrida, Maryland, Pennslyvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virgin Islands)

• Pliocene to Holocene of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), Fiji (3), New Zealand (1)

• Neogene of Poland (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), Hungary (3), Japan (3)

• Oligocene of Italy (1)

• Eocene of Italy (1)

• Paleogene of Hungary (1), Italy (1)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (3), Spain (1)

Total: 44 collections including 55 occurrences

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