Decapoda - Caridea - Pandalidae - Heterocarpus

Heterocarpus oryx A. Milne-Edwards, 1881b



World Distribution
Poupin (1994: 22, Etudes & Thèses) - Western Atlantic. Cuba, Gulf of Mexico, Lesser Antilles (Guadeloupe, Martinique), Brazil. 649-1774 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 649-1774 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: GMx–N Brz Gulf of Mexico to northern Brazil. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, Martinique). 649-1774 m. WA.
Heterocarpus oryx - Paulmier, 1993: 15, Guadeloupe, Martinique [Trap 900-1000 m]. - Paulmier & Gervain, 1994: 10, tab. 2, Martinique [R/V Polka, deep trap]. - Poupin, 1994: 22, Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, 700-1000 m, det. A. Crosnier (MNHN)]. - Gervain et al., 2002: 15, Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, trap 926-1015 m].
Heterocarpus oryx - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4617, 25 June 2015, 16°20.98'N, 60°44.95'W, 874-830 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19080.
Comment: this species ressembles Heterocarpus laevigatus but can be tell apart easily with spines present on dorsal margin of rostrum while this part is smooth in H. laevigatus.

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