Family Hepatidae Stimpson 1871 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Hepatidae

Parent taxon: Eubrachyura according to S.T. Ahyong et al. 2007

See also Martin and Davis 2001 and Todd and Collins 2005

Sister taxa: Aethridae, Carpilioidea, Daira, Dorippoidea, Eriphioidea, Heterotremata, Ocypodidae, Raninoida, Thoracotremata, Xanthoidea

Subtaxa: Hepatus

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Jamaica (2 collections), Panama (1), United States (4: California, Pennslyvania, Texas)

• Miocene of Chile (1), Panama (3), Trinidad and Tobago (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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