Ocypodoidea

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ocypodoidea
BBayCrab.jpg
Ocypode cordimana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Section: Eubrachyura
Superfamily: Ocypodoidea
Rafinesque, 1815

The Ocypodoidea are a superfamily of crabs, named after the genus Ocypode. It contains over 300 extant species in these eight families:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.