Callinectes reticulatus Rathbun 1918 (swimming crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Portunidae

Full reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1918. Decapod crustaceans from the Panama region. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 103:123-184

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

See also Rathbun 1918

Sister taxa: Callinectes alabamensis, Callinectes bellicosus, Callinectes declivis, Callinectes jamaicensis, Callinectes paraensis, Callinectes quilonensis, Callinectes sapidus, Callinectes toxodes

Type specimen: USNM 324261, a claw. Its type locality is USGS 6020a, Canal Zone, which is in an Aquitanian marine shale/mudstone in the Culebra Formation of Panama.

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore


• Miocene of Brazil (3 collections), Panama (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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