A new freshwater crab (Decapoda: Brachyura: Potamonautidae) from the Paleogene of Tanzania, Africa

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Abstract:

Discovery of numerous fragmentary remains of freshwater crab in Paleogene, probably Oligocene, sediments in Tanzania, Africa, permits the description of a new genus and species, Tanzanonautes tuerkai. The fossils represent the oldest freshwater crabs known.

Keywords: AFRICA; BRACHYURA; DECAPODA; FRESHWATER; PALEOGENE; POTAMONAUTIDAE; TANZANIA

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1127/0077-7749/2007/0244-0071

Publication date: April 1, 2007

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