Dorippoidea

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Dorippoidea
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous–Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Section: Eubrachyura
Subsection: Heterotremata
Superfamily: Dorippoidea
Macleay, 1838
Families

Dorippoidea is a superfamily of crabs.[1] The earliest fossils attributable to the Dorippoidea date from the Late Cretaceous.[2]

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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-06. 
  2. ^ Andreas Brösing (2008). "A reconstruction of an evolutionary scenario for the Brachyura (Decapoda) in the context of the Cretaceous–Tertiary boundary" (PDF). Crustaceana. 81 (3): 271–287. doi:10.1163/156854008783564091.