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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordo: Decapoda
Subordo: Pleocyemata
Infraordo: Brachyura
Sectio: Eubrachyura
Subsectio: Heterotremata
Superfamilia: Calappoidea

Familia: Calappidae
Genera: Acanthocarpus - Calappa - Calappula - Cryptosoma - Cycloes - Cyclozodion - Mursia - Paracyclois - Platymera – †Pseudomicippella


Calappidae de Haan, 1833

Bellwood, O. 1998: The phylogeny of box crab genera (Crustacea: Brachyura: Calappidae) with notes on their fossil record, biogeography and depth distribution. Journal of zoology, 244(3): 459–471. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.1998.tb00051.x
Haan, H. M. De, (1833–1849). Crustacea. In: P. F. von Siebold, Fauna Japonica, sive Descriptio animalium, quae in itinere per Japoniam, jussu et auspiciis superiorum, qui summum in India Batavia imperium tenent, suscepto, annis 1823–1830 collegit, notis, observationibus a adumbrationibus illustravit. Lugduni Batavorum, fasc. 1–8: I–xxi+vii–xvii+ix–xvi+1–243, pls. 1–55, A–Q, circ., pl. 2. (For publication dates see Sherborn & Jentink, 1895; Holthuis, 1953; Holthuis & Sakai, 1970)

Vernacular names
日本語: カラッパ科
中文: 馒头蟹科

Calappidae is a family of crabs containing 16 genera, of which 7 are only known as fossils:[1][2][3]

Acanthocarpus Stimpson, 1871
Calappa Weber, 1795
† Calappella Rathbun, 1919
† Calappilia A. Milne-Edwards, 1873
Calappula Galil, 1997
Cryptosoma Brullé, 1839
Cycloes De Haan, 1837
Cyclozodion Williams & Child, 1989
Mursia A. G. Desmarest, 1823
† Mursilata C.-H. Hu & Tao, 1996
† Mursilia Rathbun, 1918
† Mursiopsis Ristori, 1889
Paracyclois Miers, 1886
Platymera H. Milne Edwards, 1837
† Stenodromia A. Milne-Edwards, 1873
† Tutus Collins in Collins, Portell & Donovan, 2009

Fossils within this family can be found in sediment of Europe, United States, Mexico, Central America, Australia and Japan from Cretaceous to recent (age range: 66.043 to 0.0 Ma).[4]

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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.
Peter Davie (2015). "Calappidae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 12 December 2015.


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