Decapoda - Brachyura - Percnidae - Percnon

Percnon gibbesi (H. Milne Edwards, 1853)



World Distribution
(Hendrickx, 1995b: 140) Atlantic. Eastern Pacific, from Mazatlán and Tres Marías Is. to Equator and Chili; Oceanic Islands: Baja California Sur, Revillagigedo (Clarion, Socorro), Clipperton, Galapagos. Also Mediterranea in Cannicci et al. (2006). Abele & Kim (1986, Illustrated Guide) - Type-locality: Antilles. Distribution: Fort Macon, North Carolina; southern Florida and Bahamas to Brazil; Bermuda; Azores to Angola; Cape San Lucas, Baja California, to Chile; Galapagos Islands (Williams, 1984). Includes Lesser Antilles (Guadeloupe, Martinique)

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

Vertical range : Intertidal - Min-Max observed: 1-3 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
CLIPPERTON - Percnon gibbesi - Garth, 1965 (Clipperton) - Hendrickx, 1995b: 140 (distribution). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new coll.).

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Croix), ICA (St Martin, St Barthélemy, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Isla de Aves, Martinique, Barbados), IOV (Margarita, Blanquilla, Cubagua, Tortuga, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao). 1-3 m, subtidal. ATL-EP.
Acanthopus gibbesi H. Milne Edwards, 1853: 180, type locality 'Antilles'.
Plagusia clavimana - Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867: 50, Guadeloupe [MNHN n°156-157, B-18808, dry collection, labeled as Acanthopus gibbesi] - Not Plagusia clavimana Lamarck, 1806 accepted as Percnon planissimum (Herbst, 1804) which is an IWP species, but P. gibbesi instead, common in Guadeloupe.
Percnon gibbesi - Rathbun, 1920: 25, Curaçao [coll. J. Boeke]. - Rathbun, 1921: 78, Antigua, Barbados [Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918]. - Rathbun, 1924: 18, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Rathbun, 1933: 93, St Croix. - Rathbun, 1936: 387, Bonaire, Curaçao [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Rodríguez, 1980: 399, Los Roques. - Scelzo & Varela, 1988: 37, Blanquilla. - Garcia et al., 1998: tab. 1, Isla de Aves. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Carré, 2005: 23, Martinique. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: appendix, Cubagua [From literature]. - Vaslet et al., 2013: 245, annex 3, Guadeloupe [from Bourgeois-Lebel 1982, not seen]. - Questel, 2014: 13, St Barthélemy.
Percnon gibbesi - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 9/04/2012, UF31847, photo dSTM_0300; 11/04/2012, UF31911, photo dSTM_1169 - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. J. Poupin, Besse 2013; 1 sp., JL1440, MNHN-IU-2013-4168, st. GB34; 1 male 24.6 x 23.6 mm, JL283 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-4167, 1 female ov., JL240 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-4169, st. GM06; 1 juvenile, JL788, MNHN-IU-2013-4157, st. GM17; 1 male, JL1320 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-4165, 1 male, 2 females, 1 juvenile, JL1318, MNHN-IU-2013-6663, st. GM31; 1 sp., JL1368, MNHN-IU-2013-4370, st. GM33; 1 male, JL1422, MNHN-IU-2013-6661, st. GM34; 1 juvenile, JL123 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-6655, 1 male, JL122 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-6657, st. GR03; 1 juvenile, JL990 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-4156, st. GR31; 1 female, JL1138, MNHN-IU-2013-4320, st. GR37; 2 males, JL1397, MNHN-IU-2013-6664, st. GR49 - Martinique, photo in situ, Y. Buske. Copyright Y. Buske; groupe BIOSPHERES, November 2015, coll. R. Ferry & Y. Buske., det. J. Poupin.

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