†family Scyllaridae Latreille 1825 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Scyllaridae

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

Sister taxa: Cancrinidae, Palinuridae

Subtaxa: Antarctus Arctides Bathyarctus Biarctus Crenarctus Galearctus Ibacus Palibacus Parribacus Scyllarella Scyllarides Scyllarus

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Type: Scyllarus

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Fiji (1)

• Eocene of Italy (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: California, Oregon)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

• Paleogene of Italy (1)

• Cretaceous of Lebanon (1), Mexico (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 12 collections including 43 occurrences

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