Superfamily Dorippoidea MacLeay 1838 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda

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

See also Larghi 2004

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

Subtaxa: Dorippidae Ethusidae Goniochelidae Orithopsidae Orithyiidae

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Italy (1)

• Neogene of Poland (1)

• Miocene of Hungary (1), Malaysia (6), Panama (1)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (2: California, South Carolina)

• Paleogene of Hungary (1)

• Cenozoic of Italy (1)

• Cretaceous of Japan (1), Lebanon (2), Mexico (3), Morocco (1), New Zealand (1), Puerto Rico (1), United States (1: Oregon)

Total: 29 collections including 31 occurrences

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