Family Carpiliidae Ortmann 1893 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Carpiliidae

Parent taxon: Carpilioidea according to H. Karasawa and C. E. Schweitzer 2006

Sister taxa: Palaeoxanthopsidae, Tumidocarcinidae, Zanthopsidae

Subtaxa: Bryocarpilius Carpilius Eocarpilius Holcocarcinus Laticarpilius Liopsalis Ocalina Palaeocarpilius Paraocalina Proxicarpilius

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Type: Carpilius

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

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

• Neogene of Poland (1)

• Miocene of Malta (1), Panama (1)

• Oligocene of India (1), Italy (1), Oman (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), India (1), Italy (1), Libya (2), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (1), United States (18: Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Paleogene of Spain (1)

Total: 35 collections including 38 occurrences

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