Petrochirus inequalis Rathbun 1919 (hermit crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Diogenidae

Full reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1919. West Indian Tertiary Decapod Crustaceans. Contributions to the Geology and Paleontology of the West Indies 159-184

Belongs to Petrochirus according to M. J. Rathbun 1935

See also Rathbun 1919

Sister taxa: Petrochirus bahamensis, Petrochirus bouvieri, Petrochirus diogenes, Petrochirus mezi, Petrochirus minutus, Petrochirus poscolensis, Petrochirus priscus, Petrochirus taylori

Type specimen: Its type locality is The Amina River, Yaqui Valley, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in the Dominican Republic

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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