Portunus oblongus Rathbun 1920 (swimming crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Portunidae

Full reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1920. Additions to West Indian Tertiary Decapod Crustaceans. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 58:381-384

Belongs to Portunus according to J. S. H. Collins and S. F. Morris 1976

See also Luque et al. 2017 and Rathbun 1920

Sister taxa: Portunus (Monomia), Portunus (Portunus), Portunus alphonsei, Portunus arcuatus, Portunus atecuicitlis, Portunus brouveri, Portunus catalanicus, Portunus delgadoi, Portunus edwardsi, Portunus gabbi, Portunus gallicus, Portunus haitensis, Portunus hastatus, Portunus incertus, Portunus kisslingi, Portunus kochi, Portunus krambergeri, Portunus larteti, Portunus levigatus, Portunus miocaenicus, Portunus miyaku, Portunus monspeliensis, Portunus neogenicus, Portunus obtusus, Portunus obvallatus, Portunus oligocenicus, Portunus pelagicus, Portunus pirabaensis, Portunus pusillinus, Portunus radobojanus, Portunus regulensis, Portunus ristorii, Portunus rudianus, Portunus sanshianus, Portunus sebae, Portunus sijuensis, Portunus spinimanus, Portunus stenaspis, Portunus straeleni, Portunus suessi, Portunus tenuis, Portunus thalae, Portunus tongfai, Portunus vectensis, Portunus viai, Portunus vicentinus, Portunus vicksburgensis, Portunus withersi, Portunus woodwardi, Portunus wynneanus, Portunus xantusii, Portunus yaucoensis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection), Trinidad and Tobago (3), Venezuela (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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