Superfamily Carpilioidea Ortmann 1893 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda

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

See also Karasawa and Schweitzer 2006

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

Subtaxa: Carpiliidae Palaeoxanthopsidae Tumidocarcinidae Zanthopsidae

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Barbados (1 collection), Jamaica (2)

• Neogene of Poland (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Brazil (1), Iran (1), Malta (1), Panama (1), United States (1: Massachusetts)

• Oligocene of India (1), Italy (1), Oman (1), United States (1: Oregon)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Argentina (1), Croatia (1), Denmark (1), Germany (1), Haiti (2), India (1), Italy (3), Jamaica (2), Japan (1), Libya (2), Mexico (5), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (2), Peru (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (55: Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Argentina (2), Austria (1), United States (6: Alabama, New Jersey, Texas)

• Paleogene of Hungary (1), Italy (1), Mexico (3), New Zealand (1), Spain (1)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (2), Austria (1), Germany (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), Puerto Rico (1), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Poland (1)

Total: 128 collections including 148 occurrences

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