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Palicoidea

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Palicoidea is a superfamily of crabs, comprising the two families Crossotonotidae and Palicidae. Together, they contain 13 genera, including two genera in the Palicidae known only from fossils.[2] The two families were previously treated as two subfamilies in a Palicidae of wider circumscription.[3]

Family Crossotonotidae Moosa & Serène, 1981
Family Palicidae Bouvier, 1898

References

  1. ^ Peter Davie (2009). "Palicoidea". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved January 28, 2010.
  2. ^ Sammy De Grave; N. Dean Pentcheff; Shane T. Ahyong; et al. (2009). "A classification of living and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans" (PDF). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Suppl. 21: 1–109.
  3. ^ Peter K. L. Ng; Danièle Guinot & Peter J. F. Davie (2008). "Systema Brachyurorum: Part I. An annotated checklist of extant Brachyuran crabs of the world" (PDF). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. 17: 1–286.
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Palicoidea: Brief Summary

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Palicoidea is a superfamily of crabs, comprising the two families Crossotonotidae and Palicidae. Together, they contain 13 genera, including two genera in the Palicidae known only from fossils. The two families were previously treated as two subfamilies in a Palicidae of wider circumscription.

Family Crossotonotidae Moosa & Serène, 1981 Crossotonotus A. Milne-Edwards, 1873 Pleurophricus A. Milne-Edwards, 1873 Family Palicidae Bouvier, 1898 Eopalicus † Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli & Tessier, 1996 Exopalicus Castro, 2000 Miropalicus Castro, 2000 Neopalicus Moosa & Serène, 1981 Palicoides Moosa & Serène, 1981 Paliculus Castro, 2000 Palicus Philippi, 1838 Parapalicus Moosa & Serène, 1981 Pseudopalicus Moosa & Serène, 1981 Rectopalicus Castro, 2000 Spinipalicus † Beschin & De Angeli, 2003
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