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†family Orithopsidae Schweitzer et al. 2003 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 211587

Full reference: C. E. Schweitzer, R. M. Feldmann, J. Fam, W. A. Hessin, S. W. Hetrick, T. G. Nyborg, and R. L. M. Ross. 2003. Cretaceous and Eocene Decapod Crustaceans from Southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia Canada. NRC Research Press 1-66

Parent taxon: Dorippoidea according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Dorippidae, Ethusidae, Goniochelidae, Orithyiidae

Subtaxa: Cherpiocarcinus, Marycarcinus, Orithopsis, Paradoxicarcinus, Silvacarcinus

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Ecology: carnivore