Dardanus squamatus Collins et al. 2009 (hermit crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Paguridae

Full reference: J. S. H. Collins, R. W. Portell, and S. K. Donovan. 2009. Decapod crustaceans from the Neogene of the Caribbean: diversity, distribution and prospectus. Scripta Geologica 138:55-111

Belongs to Dardanus according to J. S. H. Collins et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Dardanus arnoldi, Dardanus arrosor, Dardanus australis, Dardanus biordines, Dardanus crassimanus, Dardanus curtimanus, Dardanus deformis, Dardanus gemmatus, Dardanus helleri, Dardanus hungaricus, Dardanus impressus, Dardanus lauensis, Dardanus mediterraneus, Dardanus megistos, Dardanus mexicanus, Dardanus muelleri, Dardanus pedunculatus, Dardanus setifer, Dardanus substriatus

Type specimen: NMB F1467, a set of appendages. Its type locality is NMB Loc. 15907 - Río Gurabo [Cercado Fm], which is in a Tortonian marine siliciclastic in the Cercado Formation of the Dominican Republic.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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