Paguristes Dana 1851 (hermit crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Diogenidae

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

See also Schweitzer and Feldmann 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Annuntidiogenes, Calcinus, Cancellus, Ciliopagurus, Clibanarius, Diogenes, Eocalcinus, Parapaguristes, Petrochirus, Striadiogenes, Strigopagurus

Subtaxa: Paguristes aciculus Paguristes baldoensis Paguristes brevirostris Paguristes chipolensis Paguristes cserhatensis Paguristes extentus Paguristes florae Paguristes frontalis Paguristes hokoensis Paguristes johnsoni Paguristes laurentae Paguristes lineatuberculatus Paguristes longisetosus Paguristes lymanni Paguristes mexicanus Paguristes ouachitensis Paguristes pugil Paguristes purpureantennatus Paguristes santamartaensis Paguristes squamosus Paguristes subaequalis Paguristes sulcatus Paguristes tuberculatus Paguristes wheeleri

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Jamaica (1), United States (3: Califormia, Virgin Islands, Washington)

• Miocene of Malta (1), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Eocene of Italy (2), Mexico (3), United States (3: California, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

• Paleogene of Hungary (1), United States (1: Washington)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Belgium (1), Germany (1), the Netherlands (1), United States (1: Arkansas)

Total: 25 collections including 35 occurrences

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