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Portunites Bell 1858 (crab)

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Macropipidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 22655

Full reference: T. Bell. 1858. A Monograph of the Fossil Malacostracous Crustacea of Great Britain, Part I. Crustacea of the London Clay. Palaeontographical Society Monograph 10:1-44

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

Sister taxa: Boschettia, Faksecarcinus, Falsiportunites, Macropipus, Maeandricampus, Megokkos, Minohellenus, Necora, Parathranites, Pleolobites, Portufuria, Rhachiosoma

Subtaxa: Portunites angustata, Portunites eocenica, Portunites hoepfneri, Portunites incerta, Portunites insculpta, Portunites kattachiensis, Portunites nodosus, Portunites rosenfeldi, Portunites stintoni, Portunites sylviae, Portunites triangulum

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Type: Portunites incerta

Ecology: carnivore