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Carpilioidea

Malacostraca - Decapoda

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1893Carpilioidea Ortmann
2006Carpilioidea Karasawa and Schweitzer
2007Carpilioidea Ahyong et al.
2017Carpilioidea Luque et al. p. 7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classMalacostraca()
superorderEucaridaCalman 1904
orderDecapoda
MeiuraSaint Laurent 1980
infraorderBrachyura()
Eubrachyurade Saint Laurent 1980
superfamilyCarpilioidea
superfamilyCarpilioidea

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2008-01-28 11:51:24
Modified: 2008-01-28 13:51:24
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan 1992, Turnsek 1997

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Triassic to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 252.17000 to 0.01170 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 252.17 Ma

Collections (188 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Triassic - Permian252.17 - 252.17Poland Titanocarcinus polonicus (133108)
Jurassic201.3 - 145.0United Kingdom Zanthopsis bispinosa, Zanthopsis nodosa, Zanthopsis unispinosa (147826)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Mexico (Tamaulipas) Harpactocarcinus americanus (133570)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Germany (Limburg) Leptoides briarti (133103)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0Mexico (Chiapas) Palaeoxanthopsis meyapaquensis (133542)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0Brazil (Paraiba) Zanthopsis cretacea (134949)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Austria Xanthilites sp. (48008)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Argentina (Mendoza) Lobonotus lobulata, Xanthilites gerthi (5179)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Puerto Rico Palaeoxanthopsis tylotus (89475)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Argentina (La Pampa) Lobonotus sp. (5167)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Mississippi) Palaeoxantho libertiensis (184985)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Netherlands Dromiopsis briarti (191839)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Argentina (La Pampa) Lobonotus lobulata, Xanthilites gerthi (5160)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Argentina (Rio Negro) Lobonotus lobulata, Xanthilites gerthi (5162)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (Alabama) Xanthilites alabamensis (2859)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (Texas) Paraverrucoides alabamensis (207141)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0Austria Titanocarcinus kambuehelensis (89473)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0USA (Alabama) Paraverrucoides alabamensis (142896)
Paleogene66.0 - 23.03Belgium (Egem) Cyclocorystes pulchellus (126158)
Paleogene66.0 - 23.03Mexico (Coahuila) Paraverrucoides alabamensis (133573)