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Dairoidea

Dairoidea
Temporal range: Eocene–Recent
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Daira perlata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Section: Eubrachyura
Families

Dairoidea is a superfamily of crabs, comprising two families which each contain a single genus: Dairidae (the living fossil Daira [1]) and Dacryopilumnidae (Dacryopilumnus) .[2]

Species

Dairidae
Dacryoplilumnidae

References

  1. ^ Alessandra Busulini, Giuliano Tessier & Claudio Beschin (2006). Milne Edwards, 1862 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Xanthidae) in the Eocene of Europe"Phlyctenodes"The genus .  
  2. ^ Peter K. L. Ng, Danièle Guinot & Peter J. F. Davie (2008). "Systema Brachyurorum: Part I. An annotated checklist of extant Brachyuran crabs of the world" ( 
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