Necronectes Milne-Edwards 1881 (swimming crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Portunidae

Synonym: Gatunia Rathbun 1918

Parent taxon: Necronectinae according to C. E. Schweitzer et al. 2010

See also Glaessner 1969, Sepkoski 2002 and Vega et al. 1999

Sister taxon: Scylla

Subtaxa: Necronectes batalleri Necronectes beaumonti Necronectes catalaunicus Necronectes collinsi Necronectes drydeni Necronectes iranensis Necronectes nodosa Necronectes nodosus Necronectes proavita Necronectes proavitus Necronectes schafferi Necronectes summus Necronectes tajinensis Necronectes vicksburgensis Necronectes vidalianus

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Type: Necronectes vidalianus

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Neogene of Mexico (2 collections), Poland (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), Hungary (1), Mexico (1), Panama (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (2: Maryland, Puerto Rico)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (2), Mexico (1), United States (6: Florida, Mississippi, Puerto Rico)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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