Contribution to Zoology, 75 (1/2) – 2006

A new classification of the Xanthoidea sensu lato (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) based on phylogenetic analysis and traditional systematics and evaluation of all fossil Xanthoidea sensu lato

Hiroaki Karasawa1, Carrie E. Schweitzer2

1.  Mizunami Fossil Museum, Yamanouchi, Akeyo, Mizunami, Gifu 509-6132,

2.  Department of Geology, Kent State University Stark Campus 6000 Frank Ave. NW, North Canton, Ohio 44720,

Keywords: Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Xanthoidea, Portunidae, systematics, phylogeny