Decapoda - Brachyura - Leucosiidae - Acanthilia

Acanthilia intermedia (Miers, 1886)



World Distribution
Galil (2000: 429, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash.) - North Carolina to Brazil. 10-329 m. Abele & Kim (1986: 42, Illustrated Guide) - Type-locality: Bahia, Brazil. Distribution: Off Beaufort, North Carolina, to NW Florida; St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; Venezuela; Ceara and Bahia, Brazil (Williams, 1984).

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 10-329 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas), ICA (St Eustatius, Guadeloupe, Martinique), IOV (Margarita). 10-329 m. WA.
Iliacantha intermedia - Rathbun, 1937: 186, St Thomas. - Rodríguez, 1980: 259, Saint Thomas [in distribution]. - Taissoun, 1986-1988: 126, Margarita. - Carré, 2005: 23, Martinique.
Acanthilia sp. - Faasse, 2016: 52, St Eustatius [Arbitrarily listed herein under A. intermedia].
Acanthilia intermedia- Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. E. Macpherson, Besse 2013, 1 sp., JL672, MNHN-IU-2013-4601, st. GD16, 10 m, photo. - Martinique, photo in situ Y. Buske, det. J. Poupin; groupe BIOSPHERES, November 2015, coll. R. Ferry & Y. Buske., det. J. Poupin.

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