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Atelecyclidae

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Superphylum: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordo: Decapoda
Subordo: Pleocyemata
Infraordo: Brachyura
Sectio: Eubrachyura
Subsectio: Heterotremata
Superfamilia: Cancroidea
Familia: Atelecyclidae
Genera: Atelecyclus - Peltarion - Podocatactes - Pseudocorystes - Pteropeltarion - Trichopeltarion

Name

Atelecyclidae Ortmann, 1893

Type genus: Atelecyclus Leach, 1814

Reference

* Ortmann, A.E. (1894). Abtheilung: Brachyura (Brachyura Genuina Boas), III. Unterabtheilung: Cancroidea, 2. Section: Cancrinea, 2. Gruppe: Catometopa, Die Decapoden-Krebse des Strassburger Museums, mit besonderer Berüksichtigung der von Herrn Dr. Doderlein bei Japan und bei den Liu-Kiu Inseln gesammelten und zur Zeit im Strassburger Museum aufbewahrten Formen, VIII. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilungen Systematik, Geographie der Tiere, Jena, 7:683-772.

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Atelecyclidae is a family of crabs belonging to the Cancroidea superfamily [1], and currently containing eight genera two of which are extinct [2]. However, the genera other than Atelecyclus do not belong in the Cancroidea, and are to be removed from the family [3].

References

1. ^ Michael Türkay & Daphne Cuvelier (March 24, 2005). "Atelecyclidae". World Register of Marine Species. http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=106748.
2. ^ Sammy De Grave, N. Dean Pentcheff, Shane T. Ahyong et al. (2009). "A classification of living and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans". Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Suppl. 21: 1–109. http://rmbr.nus.edu.sg/rbz/biblio/s21/s21rbz1-109.pdf.
3. ^ P. K. L. Ng, D. Guinot & P. J. F. Davie (2008). "Systema Brachyurorum: Part I. An annotated checklist of extant Brachyuran crabs of the world". Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 17: 1–286. http://rmbr.nus.edu.sg/rbz/biblio/s17/s17rbz.pdf.

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