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Parthenope validus subsp. laciniatus (Platylambrus laciniata) - National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo - DSC06759.JPG
Parthenope validus subsp. laciniatus (Platylambrus laciniata)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Section: Eubrachyura
Subsection: Heterotremata
Superfamily: Parthenopoidea
Macleay, 1838
Family: Parthenopidae
Macleay, 1838
  • Daldorfiinae
  • Parthenopinae

Parthenopidae is a family of crabs, placed in its own superfamily, Parthenopoidea.[1] It comprises nearly 40 genera, divided into two subfamilies, with three genera incertae sedis:[1][2]

Daldorfiinae Ng & Rodríguez, 1986
Parthenopinae MacLeay, 1838
incertae sedis


  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. 
  2. ^ Peter Davie & Michael Türkay (2011). "Parthenopidae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved November 20, 2011. 

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