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  Superfamily Portunoidea

Family Portunidae

    Genus Callinectes -- North America.
    Genus Achelous
    Genus Arenaeus
    Genus Atoportunus
    Genus Caphyra
    Genus Carcinus
    Genus Carupa
    Genus Carupella
    Genus Catoptrus
    Genus Cavoportunus
    Genus Charybdis
    Genus Coelocarcinus
    Genus Cronius
    Genus Cycloachelous
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    Genus Euphylax
    Genus Gonioinfradens
    Genus Kume
    Genus Laleonectes
    Genus Libystes
    Genus Liocarcinus
    Genus Lissocarcinus
    Genus Lupella
    Genus Lupocyclus
    Genus Nectocarcinus
    Genus Neptunus
    Genus Ovalipes
    Genus Pele
    Genus Podophthalmus
    Genus Portumnus
    Genus Portunus
    Genus Richerellus
    Genus Sanquerus
    Genus Scylla
    Genus Thalamita
    Genus Thalamitoides
    Genus Xaiva

Taxon Information

The Family Portunidae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Portunidae, 1 species ranging along Gulf and east coasts [North America] (Smith, 2001).

Bibliography

  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Decapoda (Crayfishes, shrimps). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 585-608.

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