Dardanus Paulson 1875 (hermit crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Paguridae

Parent taxon: Paguridae according to J. S. H. Collins et al. 2009

See also Schweitzer et al. 2002, Schweitzer et al. 2010, Sepkoski 2002 and Todd and Collins 2005

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: 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 squamatus Dardanus substriatus

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Type: Dardanus helleri

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Fiji (1), United States (2: California)

• Pliocene of Fiji (4), Italy (1)

• Neogene of Italy (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3), Fiji (1), Italy (1), Japan (10), Malta (1), Poland (1)

• Oligocene of Japan (1)

• Eocene of Hungary (1), Mexico (1)

• Paleogene of Hungary (1), Mexico (1)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1)

Total: 33 collections including 40 occurrences

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