Portunus Weber 1795 (swimming crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Portunidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Vega et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Acanthoportunus, Achelous, Arenaeus, Colneptunus, Cronius, Pseudoachelous, Rathbunites

Subtaxa: Portunus alphonsei Portunus arcuatus Portunus atecuicitlis Portunus brouveri Portunus catalanicus Portunus delgadoi Portunus edwardsi Portunus gabbi Portunus gallicus Portunus gibbesii 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 oblongus Portunus obtusus Portunus obvallatus Portunus pelagicus Portunus pirabaensis 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 withersi Portunus woodwardi Portunus wynneanus Portunus xantusii Portunus yaucoensis

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Barbados (1), Jamaica (1), United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Brunei Darussalam (1), Fiji (2)

• Neogene of Mexico (2), Poland (1)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Brazil (4), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (5), Haiti (3), Italy (1), Malaysia (16), Mexico (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (2: Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene of Romania (1), United States (1: Puerto Rico)

• Eocene of Italy (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Paleogene of Italy (2)

Total: 57 collections including 84 occurrences

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