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Ocypode cordimana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Section: Eubrachyura
Subsection: Thoracotremata
Superfamily: Ocypodoidea
Rafinesque, 1815

The Ocypodoidea, or ocypoid crabs, are a superfamily of crabs, named after the genus Ocypode. It contains over 300 extant species in these eight families:[1]


  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.