Munida rugosa, copyright B. E. Picton.

Belongs within: Anomala.

The Galatheidae, squat lobsters, are a group of benthic or pelagic crustaceans somewhat similar to a lobster in superficial appearance but with the abdomen carried reflexed under the cephalothorax in the manner of a crab.

<==Galatheidae [Munididae]
         |    |--G. amboinensis de Man 1888MG-H11
         |    |--G. antiquaR26
         |    |--G. australiensis Stimpson 1858J90
         |    |--G. balssi Miyake & Baba 1964MG-H11
         |    |--G. bolivai Zariquiey-Alvarez 1950KK03
         |    |--G. californiensisS52
         |    |--G. cenarroi (Zariquiey-Alvarez 1968)KK03
         |    |--G. consobrina De Man 1902MG-H11
         |    |--G. dispersa Bate 1859KK03
         |    |--G. glabraR26
         |    |--G. intermedia Liljeborg 1851KK03
         |    |--G. nexa Embleton 1834KK03
         |    |--G. orientalis Stimpson 1858HS15
         |    |--G. rostrata Milne Edwards 1880HC79
         |    |--G. rugosaR26
         |    |--G. squamifera Leach 1814DAS03
         |    |--G. strigosa (Linnaeus 1767)KK03
         |    `--G. subsquamata Stimpson 1858HS15
         `--Munida Leach 1820 [incl. Austromunida Schweitzer & Feldmann 2000]CA04
              |--*M. rugosa (Fabricius 1775) [=Pagurus rugosus]CA04
              |--M. andamanica Alcock 1894MG-H11
              |--M. aprosoma Ahyong & Poore 2004MG-H11
              |--M. babai Tirmizi & Javed 1976MG-H11
              |--M. casadioi (Schweitzer & Feldmann 2000) [=*Austromunida casadioi]CA04
              |--M. disgrega Baba 2005MG-H11
              |--M. gordoae Macpherson 2004MG-H11
              |--M. haswelli Henderson 1885MG-H11
              |--M. heteracantha Ortmann 1892MG-H11
              |--M. intermedia Milne-Edwards & Bouvier 1899KK03
              |--M. irisPP64
              |--M. irrasa Milne Edwards 1880HC79
              |--M. keiensis Baba 2005MG-H11
              |--M. konara Schweitzer & Feldmann 2000CA04
              |--M. microphtalmaPP64
              |--M. perarmataPP64
              |--M. primaeva (Segerberg 1900)CA04
              |--M. quadrispinaH47
              |--M. quadroblonga Schweitzer & Feldmann 2000CA04
              |--M. roshanei Tirmizi 1996MG-H11
              |--M. rubridigitalis Baba 1994MG-H11
              |--M. rugosa (Fabricius 1775)KK03
              |--M. rutlanti Zariquiey-Alvarez 1952KK03 [=M. iris rutlandiPP64]
              `--M. tenuimana Sars 1872KK03
Galatheidae incertae sedis:
  Munidopsis Whiteaves 1874H86
    |--M. andamanica MacGilchrist 1905MG-H11
    |--M. comarge Taylor, Ahyong & Andreakis 2010MG-H11
    |--M. crenatirostris Baba 1988MG-H11
    |--M. cylindrophthalma (Alcock 1894)MG-H11
    |--M. dasypus Alcock 1894MG-H11
    |--M. kensleyi Ahyong & Poore 2004MG-H11
    |--M. levis (Alcock & Anderson 1894)MG-H11
    `--M. polymorpha Koelbel 1892H86
  Allogalathea elegans (Adams & White 1848)MG-H11
    |--A. eminens (Baba 1988)MG-H11
    |--A. incerta (Henderson 1888)MG-H11
    |--A. pilosimanus (Baba 1969)MG-H11
    |--A. rubrizonata Macpherson & Baba 2009MG-H11
    `--A. similis (Baba 1988)MG-H11
  Enriquea leviantennata (Baba 1988)MG-H11
  Lauriea gardineri (Laurie 1926)MG-H11
  Paramunida stichas Macpherson 1993MG-H11
    |--P. integrirostris (Dana 1852)HS15
    `--P. pusillus (Henderson 1885)MG-H11
  Palaeomundiopsis moutieri Van Straelen 1925BWW93

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BWW93] Briggs, D. E. G., M. J. Weedon & M. A. Whyte. 1993. Arthropoda (Crustacea excluding Ostracoda). In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 321–342. Chapman & Hall: London.

[CA04] Casadío, S., A. de Angeli, R. M. Feldmann, A. Garassino, J. L. Hetler, A. Parras & C. E. Schweitzer. 2004. New decapod crustaceans (Thalassinidea, Galatheoidea, Brachyura) from the Middle Oligocene of Patagonia, Argentina. Annals of Carnegie Museum 73 (2): 25–47.

[DAS03] Dixon, C. J., S. T. Ahyong & F. R. Schram. 2003. A new hypothesis of decapod phylogeny. Crustaceana 76: 935–975.

[H47] Hatch, M. H. 1947. The Chelifera and Isopoda of Washington and adjacent regions. University of Washington Publications in Biology 10 (5): 155–274.

[H86] Holthuis, L. B. 1986. Decapoda. In: Botosaneanu, L. (ed.) Stygofauna Mundi: A Faunistic, Distributional, and Ecological Synthesis of the World Fauna inhabiting Subterranean Waters (including the Marine Interstitial) pp. 589–615. E. J. Brill/Dr. W. Backhuys: Leiden.

[HS15] Hosie, A. M., A. Sampey, P. J. F. Davie & D. S. Jones. 2015. Kimberley marine biota. Historical data: crustaceans. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 84: 247–285.

[HC79] Huff, J. A., & S. P. Cobb. 1979. Penaeoid and sergestoid shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda). Memoirs of the Hourglass Cruises 5 (4): 1–101.

[J90] Jones, D. S. 1990. Annotated checklist of marine decapod Crustacea from Shark Bay, Western Australia. In: Berry, P. F., S. D. Bradshaw & B. R. Wilson (eds) Research in Shark Bay: Report of the France-Australe Bicentenary Expedition Committee pp. 169–208. Western Australian Museum.

[KK03] Kocataş, A., & T. Katağan. 2003. The decapod crustacean fauna of the Turkish seas. Zoology in the Middle East 29: 63–74.

[MG-H11] McEnnulty, F. R., K. L. Gowlett-Holmes, A. Williams, F. Althaus, J. Fromont, G. C. B. Poore, T. D. O’Hara, L. Marsh, P. Kott, S. Slack-Smith, P. Alderslade & M. V. Kitahara. 2011. The deepwater megabenthic invertebrates on the western continental margin of Australia (100–1100 m depths): composition, distribution and novelty. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 80: 1–191.

[PP64] Peres, J. M., & J. Picard. 1964. Nouveau manuel de bionomie benthique de la mer Mediterranee. Recueil des Travaux de la Station Marine d’Endoume, Bulletin 31 (27): 5–137.

[R26] Risso, A. 1826. Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l’Europe méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes maritimes vol. 5. F.-G. Levrault: Paris.

[S52] Snodgrass, R. E. 1952. The sand crab Emerita talpoida (Say) and some of its relatives. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 117 (8): 1–34.

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