Scylla costata Rathbun 1919 (swimming crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Portunidae

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 Scylla according to Rathbun 1919

Sister taxa: Scylla floridana, Scylla hassiaca, Scylla laevis, Scylla marianae, Scylla michelini, Scylla molassica, Scylla ozawai, Scylla serrata, Scylla sindensis

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (4 collections), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Mexico (1)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Puerto Rico)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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