Family Macrophthalmidae Dana 1851 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Macrophthalmidae

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

Sister taxa: Camptandriidae, Dotillidae, Gelasimus, Heloeciidae, Hypoconcha, Mictyridae, Paguridea, Plagusia, Porcellanidea, Prionoplax, Ucididae, Xenophthalmidae

Subtaxa: Ilyograpsinae Macrophthalminae Macropthalmus Tritodynamiinae

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Brunei Darussalam (1), Japan (1), Malaysia (1)

• Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Miocene of Hungary (2), Italy (1), Japan (12)

• Oligocene of Japan (1)

Total: 21 collections including 27 occurrences

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