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Goneplax rhomboides 2.jpg
Goneplax rhomboides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Section: Eubrachyura
Subsection: Heterotremata
Superfamily: Goneplacoidea
Macleay, 1838

Goneplacoidea is a superfamily of crabs containing 11 extant families,[1] and two families known only from fossils (marked "†").[2]


  1. ^ Peter Castro, Danièle Guinot & Peter K. L. Ng (2010). "A new family for Sotoplax robertsi Guinot, 1984, with a diagnosis and key to the Goneplacoidea Macleay, 1838 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura)" (PDF). Zootaxa. 2356: 36–56. 
  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. 

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