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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Xanthoidea MacLeay
1980Xanthoidea Squires p. 473
1984Xanthoidea Squires p. 55
1992Xanthoidea Feldmann and Keys p. 10
1997Xanthoidea Tiwari et al. p. 131
2001Xanthoidea Schweitzer and Feldmann p. 331
2001Xanthoidea Vega et al. p. 939
2002Xanthoidea Schweitzer and Feldmann p. 961
2003Xanthoidea Feldmann et al. p. 152
2003Xanthoidea Schweitzer p. 1110
2004Xanthoidea Schweitzer et al. p. 100
2004Xanthoidea Schweitzer and Karasawa p. 73
2005Xanthoidea Schweitzer p. 277
2006Xanthoidea Karasawa and Schweitzer p. 46
2006Xanthoidea Schweitzer et al. p. 24 figs. Table 1
2007Xanthoidea Ahyong et al.
2010Xanthoidea Schweitzer et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumCrustaceaBrünnich 1772
Eubrachyurade Saint Laurent 1980

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 Triassic to the top of the Holocene or 252.17000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 252.17 Ma

Collections (323 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Triassic - Permian252.17 - 252.17Poland Titanocarcinus polonicus (133108)
Early/Lower Cretaceous145.0 - 100.5USA (Texas) Actaea cretacea (141174)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Netherlands (Maastrichti) Cretachlorodius enciensis (126168)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Mexico (Chiapas) Megaxantho zoque (133566 133883)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Xanthias lenolensis (136026)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Denmark (Faxe) Carpiliopsis ornatus (134735)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Germany (Limburg) Cretachlorodius enciensis (133105) Leptoides briarti (133103)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Mexico (Baja California) Xandaros sternbergi, Icriocarcinus xestos (45700 133568)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9USA (Texas) Woodbinax texanus (6562)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0France (Saint Sauver en Puisaye) Xantho agassizi (146256)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0Mexico (Chiapas) Megaxantho zoque (133542)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0USA (Texas) Woodbinax texanus (135101)
Middle Coniacian89.3 - 85.8France Xanthoidea indet. (179736)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Xanthoidea indet. (52052)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Austria Xanthilites sp. (48008)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Brazil (Paraíba) Xanthopsis cretacea, Xanthopsis brasiliana (88070)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Argentina (Mendoza) Lobonotus lobulata, Xanthilites gerthi (5179)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Netherlands Dromiopsis briarti (191839)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Alabama) Xanthidae sp. B, Xanthidae sp. A (83238)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Argentina (La Pampa) Lobonotus sp. (5167)