Latreilliidae

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Latreilliidae
Eplumula phalangium
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Subphylum:Crustacea
Class:Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Infraorder:Brachyura
Superfamily:Homoloidea
Family:Latreilliidae
Stimpson, 1858
Genera
 
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Latreilliidae
Eplumula phalangium
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Subphylum:Crustacea
Class:Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Infraorder:Brachyura
Superfamily:Homoloidea
Family:Latreilliidae
Stimpson, 1858
Genera

Latreilliidae is a small family of crabs. They are relatively small, long-legged crabs found on soft bottoms at depths of up 700 metres (2,300 ft) in mostly tropical and subtemperate waters around the world.[1] The family and its type genus are named after Pierre André Latreille. It comprises seven extant species:[2]

Eplumula Williams, 1982
Latreillia Roux, 1830

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