Family Diogenidae Ortmann 1892 (hermit crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Diogenidae

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

See also Schweitzer and Feldmann 2002, Schweitzer et al. 2010, Todd and Collins 2005 and Vega et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Ammopylocheles, Coenobitidae, Eopaguropsis, Eotylaspis, Jurapylocheles, Orhomalus, Paguridae, Parapylochelidae, Schobertellidae

Subtaxa: Annuntidiogenes Calcinus Cancellus Ciliopagurus Clibanarius Diogenes Eocalcinus Paguristes Parapaguristes Petrochirus Striadiogenes Strigopagurus

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Barbados (1), Jamaica (1), Mexico (1), Panama (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (7: Califormia, Florida, Pennslyvania, South Carolina, Virgin Islands, Washington)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Neogene of Italy (1), Mexico (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Hungary (1), Malta (1), Panama (1), Poland (1), United States (4: California, Florida), Venezuela (1)

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

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

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

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Belgium (1), Germany (1), Lebanon (1), the Netherlands (1), Spain (2), United States (4: Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas)

Total: 53 collections including 82 occurrences

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