Superfamily Paguroidea Latreille 1802 (hermit crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda

Parent taxon: Anomura according to R. H. B. Fraaije et al. 2009

See also Collins et al. 2009, Schweitzer et al. 2010, Todd and Collins 2005 and Vega et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Aegloidea, Cheramus, Eocarcinoidea, Galatheoidea, Gastrodoroidea, Hippoidea, Kiwaoidea, Lithodoidea, Lomisoidea, Parapaguridae, Pylochelidae, Venipaguroidea

Subtaxa: Ammopylocheles Coenobitidae Diogenidae Eopaguropsis Eotylaspis Jurapylocheles Orhomalus Paguridae Parapylochelidae Schobertellidae

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Barbados (1), Fiji (1), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), Panama (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (11: Califormia, California, Florida, Maryland, Pennslyvania, South Carolina, Virgin Islands, Washington)

• Pliocene to Holocene of Hungary (1)

• Pliocene of Fiji (4), Italy (2), Japan (1), Taiwan (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Neogene of Fiji (1), Italy (4), Mexico (1), Poland (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), the Dominican Republic (5), Fiji (1), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Japan (10), Malaysia (4), Malta (2), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), Poland (1), Spain (1), United States (4: California, Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), Japan (1), United States (1: Washington)

• Eocene of Denmark (1), Hungary (1), Italy (4), Mexico (6), Spain (2), United States (3: California, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Alabama, Texas)

• Paleogene of Belgium (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), United States (1: Washington)

• Cenozoic of Italy (1)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Belgium (1), Germany (1), Lebanon (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (8: Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, New Jersey, Texas)

• Jurassic of France (9), Germany (14), Romania (1), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (8)

Total: 155 collections including 253 occurrences

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