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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
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordo: Decapoda
Subordo: Pleocyemata
Infraordo: Brachyura
Sectio: Eubrachyura
Subsectio: Thoracotremata
Superfamilia: Ocypodoidea
Familia: Palicidae
Subfamiliae: Crossotonotinae - Palicinae

Takeda, M. & Tachikawa, H. 2015: Crabs of the families Palicidae and Crossotonotidae (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Palicoidea) from the Ogasawara Islands, Japan, with the description of a new species. Zootaxa 3918(1): 141–150. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3918.1.7. Reference page.

The family Palicidae, sometimes called stilt crabs, are a group of crabs. Some genera previously included in this family are now placed in a separate family, the Crossotonotidae.

The family Palicidae contains nine extant genera and two extinct genera :[1]

Eopalicus Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli & Tessier, 1996 †
Exopalicus Castro, 2000
Miropalicus Castro, 2000
Neopalicus Moosa & Serène, 1981
Palicoides Moosa & Serène, 1981
Paliculus Castro, 2000
Palicus Philippi, 1838
Parapalicus Moosa & Serène, 1981
Pseudopalicus Moosa & Serène, 1981
Rectopalicus Castro, 2000
Spinipalicus Beschin & De Angeli, 2003 †

Wikispecies has information related to Palicidae.

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.


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