Superfamily Cancroidea Latreille 1802 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda

Parent taxon: Brachyura according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2010

See also Martin 1904 and Vega et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Amphitrite Atelecyclidae Cancridae Cheiragonidae Chlorodius Lupa

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Canada (1: Nova Scotia), Germany (1), Mexico (2), Morocco (1), United States (24: California, Florida, Flrida, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Japan (2), United States (8: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Virginia)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of New Zealand (3)

• Neogene of Belgium (1), Denmark (1), Fiji (1), Italy (1), Poland (1), Swaziland (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (4), Brazil (3), Chile (2), Denmark (1), Hungary (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Japan (15), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (2), Poland (1), United States (8: Alaska, California, Maryland, Massachusetts)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Panama (1)

• Oligocene of Japan (1), United States (2: Washington)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Colombia (1), Egypt (3), France (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (3), Mexico (3), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (6: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Paleogene of Belgium (1), Italy (2), Mexico (1)

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

Total: 127 collections including 159 occurrences

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