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Temporal range: Cretaceous–Paleocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Section: Dromiacea
Superfamily: Dromioidea
Family: Etyiidae
Guinot & Tavares, 2001 [1]

Etyiidae is a prehistoric family of dromiacean crabs only known from Cretaceous and a few Paleocene fossils. Seven genera are included:[1]


  1. ^ a b 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.