Decapoda - Brachyura - Leucosiidae - Myropsis

Myropsis quinquespinosa Stimpson, 1871



World Distribution
Poupin (1994, Etudes & Thèses) - Western Atlantic. United States (Massachusetts, Martha's Vineyard), Gulf Mexico, Carribean Sea, Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Lesser Antilles (Guadeloupe, Barbados, Martinique, Grenada), Venezuela, Surinam, French Guiana. 85-521, to 1048 in Rathbun (1934)
Felder et al. (2009) - 84-1048 m. Mass–GMx, Carib–Sur, Brz

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 84-1048 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: WA. Massachusetts to Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea to Suriname, Brazil. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Barbados, Grenadines, Grenada). 84-1048 m.
Myropsis constricta A. Milne-Edwards, 1880a: 21, Barbados [R/V Hassler, 100 brasses]. - A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1902: 110, pl. 21, fig. 4-6, pl. 22, fig. 1-5, Barbados [82-100 brasses, 150-183 m] - Accepted as Myropsis quinquespinosa Stimpson, 1871 in WoRMS (2016).
Myropsis goliath A. Milne-Edwards, 1880a: 21, Grenadines (Carriacou) [R/V Blake, st. 241, 163 brasses] - Accepted as Myropsis quinquespinosa Stimpson, 1871 in WoRMS (2016).
Myropsis quinquespinosa - A. Milne-Edwards, 1880a: 21, Martinique, Grenada [R/V Blake, 92-170 brasses]. - A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1902: 110, Martinique, Grenada [Martinique, 170 brasses, 311 m, Grenada, 92 brasses, 168 m]. - Rathbun, 1937: 164, Martinique, Barbados, Grenadines (Carriacou), Grenada. - Paulmier, 1993: 24, Guadeloupe, Martinique [R/V Polka, trap, 230-350 m]. - Paulmier & Gervain, 1994: 10, tab. 2, Martinique [R/V Polka, deep trap]. - Poupin, 1994: 41 - Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, 200-405 m, det. M. Tavares (MNHN)]. - Gervain et al., 2002: 23, Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, trap 240-926 m]. - Poupin & Corbari, 2016: in press, Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. DW4599, 22 June 2015, 15°53.14'N, 61°25.15'W, 262-266 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19046; st. CP4624, 26 June 2015, 15°56.23'N, 61°30.67'W, 242-243 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19113; st. CP4648, 29 June 2015, 16°2.31'N, 61°27.3'W, 388-368 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19197.

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