Decapoda - Anomura - Pylochelidae - Mixtopagurus

Mixtopagurus paradoxus A. Milne-Edwards, 1880



World Distribution
Poupin (1994, Etudes & Thèses) - Western Atlantic. North Carolina (35°N), Lesser Antilles (Guadeloupe, St Lucia, Barbados), to French Guiana (10°N). 196-595 m, mostly 196-391 m.
Lemaitre & Tavares (2015, Zootaxa) - Western Atlantic: from off North Carolina, Gulf of Mexico, Bahamas, and Caribbean Sea to Brazil on the coasts of Amapá, Pará, Ceará, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo (see Remarks). Depth: 194 to 567 m

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 194-595 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: ICA (Guadeloupe, St Lucia, Barbados). 194-595 m. WA
Mixtopagurus paradoxus A. Milne-Edwards, 1880a: 39, Barbados [R/V Blake, st. 291, 200 brasses]. - A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1893: 24, Guadeloupe, Barbados [pl. 2, R/V Blake, st. 291, 200 brasses, Barbados, st. 167, 175 brasses, Guadeloupe]. - Forest, 1987: 220, Guadeloupe, Barbados [R/V Blake], St Lucia [UMML, 14°06.3'N, 60°51'W, 371-403 m, det. McLaughlin]. - Poupin, 1994: 32 - Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, 500-595 m, det. J. Forest (MNHN), distribution with Guadeloupe, St Lucia, Barbados; in Xenophoridae mollusk shells].

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