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 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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