Carpilius corallinus Herbst 1783 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Carpiliidae

Alternative combination: Cancer corallinus

Full reference: J. F. W. Herbst. 1783. Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse nebst einer systematischen Beschreibung ihrer verschiedenen Arten, Erster Band, Hefte 2-5 87-182

Belongs to Carpilius according to J. S. H. Collins et al. 2009

See also Collins and Morris 1976, Herbst 1783, Luque et al. 2017 and Schweitzer 2003

Sister taxa: Carpilius antiquus, Carpilius cinctimanus, Carpilius convexus, Carpilius lwangi, Carpilius maculatus, Carpilius occidentalis, Carpilius petreus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Barbados (1 collection), Jamaica (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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