Family Carcinidae MacLeay 1838 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Carcinidae

Parent taxon: Portunoidea according to R. M. Feldmann et al. 2018

See also Schweitzer et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Carcineretidae, Catoptridae, Geryonidae, Lithophylacidae, Longusorbiidae, Macropipidae, Pirimelidae, Portunidae, Psammocarcinidae, Thiidae

Subtaxa: Carcininae Cicarnus Miopipus Polybiinae Portumnus Xaiva

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Morocco (1), South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (1)

• Neogene of Italy (1), Poland (2)

• Miocene of Hungary (1), Malta (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Eocene of Mexico (1), New Zealand (2), United States (2: California, Washington)

• Paleogene of Belgium (1)

• Cenozoic of Italy (1)

Total: 18 collections including 25 occurrences

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