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Proterocarcinus

Decapoda - Portunidae

Taxonomy
Proterocarcinus was named by Feldmann et al. (1995) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani Sepkoski's reference number: 1220]. It is not extant. Its type is Proterocarcinus lophos.

It was assigned to Brachyura by Feldmann et al. (1995); to Decapoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Portunidae by Casadio et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Proterocarcinus Feldmann et al. pp. 1-22
2002Proterocarcinus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Proterocarcinus Casadio et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
subclassMalacostraca
orderDecapoda
infraorderBrachyura()
Eubrachyurade Saint Laurent 1980
HeterotremataGuinot 1977
superfamilyPortunoideaRafinesque 1815
familyPortunidaeRafinesque 1815
genusProterocarcinusFeldmann et al. 1995

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available