Family Pilumnidae Samouelle 1819 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Pilumnidae

Full reference: G. Samouelle. 1819. The Entomologist's Useful Compendium, or An Introduction to the Knowledge of British Insects. London.

Parent taxon: Xanthoidea according to J. W. Martin and G. E. Davis 2001

See also Karasawa and Schweitzer 2006 and Samouelle 1819

Sister taxa: Actaeites, Actaeopsis, Caprocancer, Colpocaris, Cretachlorodius, Domeciidae, Eoxanthias, Goneplacidae, Gwana, Megaxantho, Muelleroplax, Panopeidae, Paraxanthosia, Pilumnomimus, Pregeryona, Prochlorodius, Pseudorhombilidae, Syphaxiella, Tanaocheleidae, Tetraliidae, Thelecarcinus, Thelphusograpsus, Trapeziidae, Woodbinax, Xanthidae, Xanthosioides

Subtaxa: Eumedoninae Pilumninae Rhizopinae

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Barbados (1), Fiji (1), Malaysia (1), Mexico (1), United States (3: Florida, Virgin Islands)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Japan (1)

• Neogene of Poland (2)

• Miocene of Chile (4), the Dominican Republic (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Japan (10), Malaysia (3), Malta (1), Slovakia (1), Ukraine (1)

• Oligocene of Japan (1)

• Eocene of India (1), Italy (3), United States (3: South Carolina)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

• Paleogene of Hungary (1), Italy (1)

• Cenozoic of Italy (1)

Total: 47 collections including 70 occurrences

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