Family Ocypodidae Rafinesque 1815 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Ocypodidae

Parent taxon: Ocypodoidea according to A. Garassino et al. 2010

See also Ahyong et al. 2007, Casadio et al. 2005, Feldmann and Keys 1992, Karasawa 1993, Kesling 1958, Luque et al. 2017, Rathbun 1918, Rathbun 1926 and Schweitzer et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Camptandriidae, Dotillidae, Heloeciidae, Hypoconcha, Macrophthalmidae, Mictyridae, Porcellanidea, Ucididae, Xenophthalmidae

Subtaxa: Ocypodinae Ucinae

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Type: Ocypode

Ecology: infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Jamaica (1 collection), Mexico (3), Panama (2), United States (13: Delaware, Florida, Massachusets, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Honduras (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Spain (2), United States (2: California)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Brazil (1), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 28 collections including 32 occurrences

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