†family Zanthopsidae Via 1959 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Zanthopsidae

Parent taxon: Carpilioidea according to J. Luque et al. 2017

See also Karasawa and Schweitzer 2006, Schweitzer 2003, Schweitzer 2005 and Schweitzer et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Carpiliidae, Palaeoxanthopsidae, Tumidocarcinidae

Subtaxa: Amekicarcinus Fredericia Harpactocarcinus Harpactoxanthopsis Lovaracarcinus Martinetta Neozanthopsis Zanthopsis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Iran (1 collection), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Oregon)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Washington)

• Eocene of Croatia (1), Denmark (1), Germany (1), Haiti (2), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Nigeria (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (34: California, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Paleogene of New Zealand (1)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1), Mexico (1)

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 55 collections including 61 occurrences

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