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Temporal range: Eocene–Recent
Goneplax rhomboides 2.jpg
Goneplax rhomboides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Superfamily: Goneplacoidea
Family: Goneplacidae
Macleay, 1838
Synonyms [1]
  • Carcinoplacinae H. Milne-Edwards, 1852
  • Bathyplacinae Števčić, 2005
  • Notonycidae Števčić, 2005
  • Psopheticini Števčić, 2005

Goneplacidae is a family of crabs of the order Decapoda and the superfamily Goneplacoidea.[1] It includes the following genera:[2]


  1. ^ a b P. K. L. Ng; D. Guinot; P. 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. 
  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-06. 
  3. ^ Peter K. L. Ng; Tomoyuki Komai (2011). "A new genus for Psopheticus megalops Takeda, 1989 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Goneplacidae)" (PDF). Zootaxa. 2934: 61–67. 

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