Dairoidea

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Dairoidea
Temporal range: Eocene–Recent
Daira perlata - National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo - DSC06761-001.JPG
Daira perlata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Section: Eubrachyura
Subsection: Heterotremata
Superfamily: Dairoidea
Serène, 1965 [1]
Families

Dairoidea is a superfamily of crabs, comprising two families which each contain a single genus: Dairidae (the living fossil Daira [2]) and Dacryopilumnidae (Dacryopilumnus) .[3]

Species[edit]

Dairidae
Dacryoplilumnidae

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Davie (2009). "Dairoidea". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved January 23, 2010. 
  2. ^ Alessandra Busulini, Giuliano Tessier & Claudio Beschin (2006). "The genus Phlyctenodes Milne Edwards, 1862 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Xanthidae) in the Eocene of Europe" (PDF). Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas. 23 (3): 350–360. 
  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-06.