Calappilia is an extinct genus of box crabs belonging to the family Calappidae. The type species of the genus is Calappilia verrucosa.[1]

Calappilia
Temporal range: Paleogene-Mid Miocene
~55.8–15.97 Ma
Calappidae - Calappilia mainii.JPG
Oligocenic fossil of Calappilia mainii
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Calappilia

Fossils of crabs within this genus have been found in Italy, United States, Mexico, Chile, and Brazil from Paleogene to Miocene (age range: 55.8 to 15.97 Ma).[1]

SpeciesEdit

Species within this genus include:[1]

  • Calappilia bohmi Glaessner 1929
  • Calappilia bonairensis Van Straelen 1933
  • Calappilia borneoensis Van Straelen 1924
  • Calappilia brooksi Ross & Scolaro 1964
  • Calappilia calculosa Rumsey, Klompmaker & Portell 2016[2]
  • Calappilia chilensis Feldmann et al. 2005
  • Calappilia circularis Beurlen 1958
  • Calappilia dacica Bittner 1893
  • Calappilia diglypta Stenzel 1934
  • Calappilia gemmata Beschin 1994
  • Calappilia gorodiskii Remy 1959
  • Calappilia hondoensis Rathbun 1930
  • Calappilia incisa Bittner 1886
  • Calappilia mainii Allasinaz 1987 (reassigned by some authors to Stenodromia)[3]
  • Calappilia matzkei Bachmayer 1962
  • Calappilia maxwelli Feldmann 1993
  • Calappilia ocalanus Ross 1964
  • Calappilia perlata Noetling 1885
  • Calappilia scopuli Quayle and Collins 1981
  • Calappilia sexdentata Milne-Edwards 1876
  • Calappilia sitzi Blow & Manning 1996
  • Calappilia subovata Beschin 2002
  • Calappilia tridentata Beurlen 1939
  • Calappilia verrucosa Milne-Edwards 1873
  • Calappilia vicetina Fabiani 1910

DistributionEdit

Fossils of Calappilia have been found in:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Calappilia at Fossilworks.org
  2. ^ Benjamin T. Rumsey; Adiël A. Klompmaker; Roger W. Portell (2016). "Paleobiogeography of the fossil box crab Calappilia (Brachyura: Calappidae) with a new species from the Eocene-Oligocene of Florida, USA". Journal of Crustacean Biology. 36 (3): 329–337. doi:10.1163/1937240X-00002422.
  3. ^ A. Busulini, C. Beschin & G. Tessie (2014) A re-evaluation of extinct European crabs referred to the genus Calappilia A. Milne Edwards in Bouillé, 1873 (Brachyura, Calappidae)