Decapoda - Anomura - Munidopsidae - Munidopsis

Munidopsis squamosa (A. Milne Edwards, 1880)



World Distribution
Poupin (1994, Etudes & Thèses) - Western Atlantic, Lesser Antilles (Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Lucia). Also Yucatan channel and Dominican Republic, 339-395 (Mayo, 1974: 356).

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 212-500 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Dominican Republic, Yucatan Channel (Mayo, 1974). Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Lucia). 212-500 m (Poupin, 1994). WA.
Orophorhynchus squamosus A. Milne Edwards, 1880: 58, Martinique [R/V Blake, st. 210, 191 brasses, 350 m].
Elasmonotus squamosus. - A. Milne Edwards & Bouvier, 1897a: 99, pl. 8, figs 4–6, Martinique, St Lucia [R/V Blake, 212–350 m].
Munidopsis squamosa - Poupin, 1994: 39, Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, 500 m, det. E. Macpherson (MNHN)]. - Baba et al., 2008: 163, Martinique [Catalog].
Munidopsis squamosa - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4543, 13 June 2015, 16°39.83'N, 61°33.03'W, 385-399 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18901.
Comment: tubercles instead of spines are clearly visible on the photograph to separate confidently this specimen from affiliated M. barbarae also collected during Karubenthos II 2015.

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