Decapoda - Brachyura - Epialtidae - Stenocionops

Stenocionops spinosissimus (Saussure, 1857)



World Distribution
Poupin (1994, Etudes & Thèses) - Western Atlantic. United States, North Carolina, Florida, Gulf Mexico, Cuba, Haiti, Lesser Antilles (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Dominica), Surinam, French Guiana, Brazil (Rio de Janiero, Fernando de Noronha). 25-480 m.
Felder et al. (2009) - 35-227 m. NCar–GMx, Antil, nS Am, Brz

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 25-677 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: WA. North Carolina to Gulf of Mexico, Antilles, northern South America, Brazil. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique), IOV (Margarita). 25-627/677 m.
Pericera spinosissima Saussure, 1857: 501, 'Antilles'. - Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867: 12, Guadeloupe [M. de Saussure, dans l'habitat de ce crustacé, indique la Guadeloupe. Il n'existait pas dans la collection laissée par le Docteur Desbonne …]. - A. Milne-Edwards, 1873-1880: 51, Guadeloupe [Habite les côtes de la Guadeloupe].
Stenocionops spinosissima - Rathbun, 1925: 455, pl. 165, fig. 2, pl. 264, fig. 3-4, pl. 265, Guadeloupe, Dominica [Geneva museum, Guadeloupe, and coll. A.H. Verrill, 60 fathoms Dominica]. - Gervain et al., 2002: 25, Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, trap 240 m].
Stenocionops spinosissimus - Paulmier, 1993: 24, Guadeloupe, Martinique [R/V Polka, trap, 215-325 m]. - Paulmier & Gervain, 1994: 10, tab. 2, Martinique [R/V Polka, deep trap]. - Poupin, 1994: 44, Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, 180-250 m, det. M. Tavares (MNHN)]. - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2009: 1477, Margarita [Artisanal fishery, 190 m]. - Lira et al., 2013: Tab. 1, Margarita. - Poupin & Corbari, 2016: in press, Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. DW4540, 13 June 2015, 16°41.47'N, 61°35.8'W, 618-627 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18882; st. DW4562, 16 June 2015, 16°24.83'N, 60°46.41'W, 677-549 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18970.
Comment: Paulmier (1993) indicates that this species is common around Guadeloupe between 215-325 m. The maximum depth range is extended herein from 480 m to 627/677 m.

Comment(s) on data
In Windsor & Felder (2014) Stenocionops is within the Mithracidae s.l. not Mithracidae s.s.

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