Family Porcellanidae Haworth 1825 (decapod)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Porcellanidae

Parent taxon: Galatheoidea according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2010

See also Radwanski et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Chirostylidae, Galatheidae, Munididae, Munidopsidae, Retrorsichelidae

Subtaxa: Ancylocheles Annieporcellana Beripetrolisthes Eopetrolisthes Jurellana Lobipetrolisthes Longoporcellana Pachycheles Petrocheles Petrolisthes Pisidia Porcellana

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Barbados (1), Mexico (3), Panama (1), United States (6: Califormia, California, Flrida, Pennslyvania, Virgin Islands)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), Fiji (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Neogene of Poland (1)

• Miocene of Hungary (1), Italy (1), Malta (1), Poland (2), Ukraine (1)

• Oligocene of Italy (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Italy (1)

• Eocene of Italy (1)

• Paleogene of Hungary (1), Italy (1)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Spain (1)

• Jurassic of Austria (1)

Total: 32 collections including 55 occurrences

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