Scylla De Haan 1833 (swimming crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Portunidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Necronectes

Subtaxa: Scylla costata Scylla floridana Scylla hassiaca Scylla laevis Scylla marianae Scylla michelini Scylla molassica Scylla ozawai Scylla serrata Scylla sindensis

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Japan (2)

• Miocene of Brazil (4), the Dominican Republic (1), Japan (2), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Mexico (1), United States (1: Florida)

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

Total: 15 collections including 16 occurrences

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