Potamidae

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Potamidae is a family of freshwater crabs. It includes more than 650 species and nearly 100 genera, which are placed into two subfamilies: Potaminae and Potamiscinae.[2]

Subfamily Potaminae

The Potaminae Ortmann, 1896 are distributed around the Mediterranean Sea, on Socotra and eastwards to Northern India.

Subfamily Potamiscinae

The Potamiscinae Bott, 1970 are found in East Asia and Southeast Asia.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Braggs-Pine Barren-Beds 7-9 (Paleocene of the United States)". PBDB.
  2. ^ Sammy De Grave; N. Dean Pentcheff; Shane T. Ahyong (2009). "A classification of living and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans" (PDF). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Suppl. 21: 1–109.
  3. ^ Darren C. J. Yeo & Peter L. K. Ng (2004). "Recognition of two subfamilies in the Potamidae Ortmann, 1896 (Brachyura, Potamidae) with a note on the genus Potamon Savigny, 1816". Crustaceana. 76 (10): 1219–1235. doi:10.1163/156854003773123456.

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Potamidae: Brief Summary

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Potamidae is a family of freshwater crabs. It includes more than 650 species and nearly 100 genera, which are placed into two subfamilies: Potaminae and Potamiscinae.

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