Superfamily Eriphioidea MacLeay 1838 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda

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

See also Schweitzer et al. 2010

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

Subtaxa: Eriphiidae Hypothalassiidae Oziidae Platyxanthidae Pseudoziidae

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), France (1), Jamaica (1), Mexico (4), Panama (2), Peru (1), United States (3: Florida, South Carolina)

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

• Miocene to Pleistocene of New Zealand (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (2), Japan (1), Malta (1), United States (5: Florida)

• Eocene of Italy (1), United States (9: Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Paleogene of Hungary (1), Italy (1)

• Cenozoic of Italy (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Alabama, Mississippi, Texas)

Total: 43 collections including 51 occurrences

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