Decapoda - Brachyura - Epialtidae - Rochinia

Rochinia umbonata (Stimpson, 1871)



World Distribution
Poupin (1994, Etudes & Thèses) - Western Atlantic. United States, North Carolina, Florida, Gulf Mexico, Carribean Sea (Nicaragua), Lesser Antilles (Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Vincent), Surinam, French Guiana. 155-900 m. - Felder et al. (2009) - 161-915 m. NCar–GMx, Antil, Carib

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 161-915 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: North Carolina to Gulf of Mexico, Antilles, Caribbean Sea. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Vincent). 161-915 m. WA.
Scyra umbonata - A. Milne-Edwards, 1880a: 2, St Vincent [R/V Blake, st. 232, 83 brasses].
Scyramathia umbonata - A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1923: 381, St Vincent [R/V Blake, st. 232, St Vincent, 88 brasses].
Rochinia umbonata - Rathbun, 1925: 222, pl. 72, pl. 73, fig. 1, off St Vincent. - Paulmier, 1993: 26, Guadeloupe, Martinique [R/V Polka, trap, 300-540 m; specimen on photo pl. 30, fig. 1 is probably Rochinia tanneri instead]. - Paulmier & Gervain, 1994: 10, tab. 2, Martinique [R/V Polka, deep trap]. - Poupin, 1994: 43 - Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, 430-500 m, det. M. Tavares (MNHN)]. - Poupin & Corbari, 2016: in press, Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, st. DW4604, 23 June 2015, 16°0.96'N, 61°13.27'W, 542-411 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19041.

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