Mithrax Latreille 1817 (spider crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Majidae

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

See also Kiessling 2003 and Todd and Collins 2005

Sister taxa: Micippa, Mithraculus, Nemausa, Stenocionops, Teleophrys

Subtaxa: Mithrax (Mithrax) Mithrax acuticornis Mithrax donovani Mithrax hemphilli Mithrax hispidus Mithrax pilosus Mithrax spinosissimus Mithrax unguis Mithrax verrucosus

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Type: Mithrax pilosus

Ecology: carnivore


• Quaternary of Barbados (7 collections), Haiti (2), Jamaica (1), Mexico (1), Panama (1), United States (3: Florida, Virgin Islands)

Total: 15 collections including 26 occurrences

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