Portunus haitensis Rathbun 1923 (swimming crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Portunidae

Alternative combination: Portunus (Portunus) haitensis

Full reference: M. J. Rathbun. 1923. Fossil Crabs from the Republic of Haiti. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 63:1-6

Belongs to Portunus according to J. Luque et al. 2017

See also Rathbun 1923

Sister taxa: Portunus (Lupocycloporus), Portunus (Monomia), Portunus (Portunus), Portunus alphonsei, Portunus annulatus, Portunus arcuatus, Portunus atecuicitlis, Portunus brouveri, Portunus catalanicus, Portunus delgadoi, Portunus edwardsi, Portunus gabbi, Portunus gallicus, Portunus hastatus, Portunus incertus, Portunus jurensis, 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 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, Lupa dicantha, Lupa bellicosa, Lupa gibbesii, Lupa spinimana, Lupa sayi

Type specimen: USNM 333430, a carapace. Its type locality is River Blanche, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in Haiti.

Ecology: semi-infaunal carnivore


• Miocene of Brazil (4 collections), Haiti (3)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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