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Title: Parthenopidae  
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Subject: Heterotremata, Parthenope, Brachyura, Cyclodorippoida, Leucosioidea
Collection: Crabs
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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:[2][1]

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).  
  2. ^ Peter Davie & Michael Türkay (2011). "Parthenopidae".  

External links

  • Data related to Parthenopidae at Wikispecies
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