Calappa Weber 1795 (box crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Calappidae

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

See also Feldmann et al. 2003, Sepkoski 2002 and Tiwari et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Acanthocarpus, Calappella, Calappilia, Calappinae, Cryptosoma, Cycloes, Lambrus, Matutinae, Mursia, Mursilata, Mursilia, Mursiopsis, Paracyclois, Stenodromia, Tutus

Subtaxa: Calappa chungii Calappa costaricana Calappa depressa Calappa earlei Calappa flammea Calappa gallus Calappa granulata Calappa granulatus Calappa heberti Calappa hepatica Calappa japonica Calappa lanensis Calappa laraensis Calappa lophos Calappa madoerensis Calappa oboui Calappa pavimenta Calappa philargius Calappa praelata Calappa protopustulosa Calappa pustulosa Calappa restricta Calappa robertsi Calappa sahelensis Calappa sangiranensis Calappa sexaspinosa Calappa springeri Calappa zinsmeisteri Calappa zurcheri

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Type: Calappa granulata

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Mexico (1), Panama (1), United States (3: Florida, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of Brunei Darussalam (2), Costa Rica (1), Italy (2)

• Neogene of Italy (1), Mexico (1), Poland (1)

• Miocene of Anguilla (1), Austria (1), Brazil (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Hungary (2), India (2), Malaysia (4), Malta (2), Panama (4), United States (8: Florida, Puerto Rico), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Anguilla (1), Mexico (2), Oman (1), United States (1: Oregon)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), United States (1: Louisiana)

• Paleogene of Italy (1), Mexico (1)

• Cenozoic of Italy (1)

Total: 51 collections including 56 occurrences

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