Acanthocarpus obscurus Rathbun 1918 (box crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Calappidae

Full reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1918. Decapod Crustaceans from the Panama Region. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum 123-184

Belongs to Acanthocarpus according to J. Luque et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Acanthocarpus osborni, Acanthocarpus xanthioides

Type specimen: USNM 324225

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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