Family Aethridae Dana 1851 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Aethridae

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

See also Casadio et al. 2005

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

Subtaxa: Drachiella Hepatella Hepatiscus Mainhepatiscus Matutites Osachila Prehepatus Priabonella

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Neogene of Mexico (1 collection)

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Brazil (2)

• Eocene of Italy (1), Mexico (3), Pakistan (1), United States (2: North Carolina, South Carolina)

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

• Cretaceous of Germany (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), United States (3: Mississippi, Texas)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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