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Decapoda - Dromiidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Dromiinae De Haan
2010Dromiinae Schweitzer et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
DromiaceaDe Haan 1833
familyDromiidaeDe Haan 1833
subfamilyDromiinaeDe Haan 1833
subfamilyDromiinaeDe Haan 1833

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2008-01-28 11:51:24
Modified: 2008-01-28 13:51:24
Source: o = order, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Turnsek 1997

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Maastrichtian to the top of the Holocene or 70.60000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 66.0 Ma

Collections (30 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Denmark (Faxe) Dromiopsis sp., Dromiopsis rugosa, Dromiopsis minor, Dromiopsis levior, Dromiopsis depressa, Dromiopsis elegans (134735)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Germany (Limburg) Dromiopsis praeavior, Dromiopsis mosae (133103)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Netherlands Dromiopsis mosae (138767) Dromiopsis praelaevior (138765)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Denmark Dromia elegans (89866) Dromiopsis rugosa, Dromiopsis elegans (34629)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Sweden (Skane) Dromiopsis rugosa (123003)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0USA (Alabama) Dromiopsis americana (142886 142896)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Alabama) Dromiopsis americana (142748)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (New Jersey) Dromiopsis americana (3113)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Italy Dromiopsis paucigranosa (140158)
Eocene56.0 - 33.9USA (Texas) Dromiopsis americana (142914)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (South Carolina) Dromidia bedetteae (191870)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Italy (Vicenza) Dynomene lessinea (147005)
Neogene23.03 - 2.588Netherlands (Bemmel) Dromia neogenica (126554)
Neogene23.03 - 2.588Poland Dromia eotvoesi (139755) Dynomene emiliae (139754)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Hungary Dromia neogenica (34739)
Badenian13.65 - 12.7Poland Dynomene emiliae (32515 32516)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Malta Dromia neogenica (131977)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Algeria Dromia neogenica (69864 70785)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Fiji Dromia indet. (136142) Dromia sp. (68181)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Mexico Dynomene ursula (147227)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Australia (South Australia) Cryptodromia tumida, Dromia wilsoni, Epigodromia sculpta, Dynomene pilumnoides (149178)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Taiwan Conchoecetes artificiosus, Conchoecetes intermedius, Dromia dormia, Dromia wilsonii, Epigodromia acutidens, Lauridromia dehaani, Takedromia cristatipes (149175) Dynomene hispida, Cryptodromia fukuii, Cryptodromia tuberculata, Dromia dormia, Lauridromia dehaani, Lauridromia intermedia, Petalomera granulata (149176)