Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Achelous

Achelous sebae (H. Milne Edwards, 1834)



World Distribution
Abele & Kim (1986, Illustrated Guide) - Distribution: Bermuda; Florida Keys and Straits; Dry Tortugas; south coast of Cuba; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Lesser Antilles (St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; Dominica; Netherlands Antilles) (Powers, 1977). 1-18 m in Felder et al. (2009, Checklist).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-18 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas), ICA (St Martin, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique), IOV (Margarita, Blanquilla, Tortuga, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba). 1-18 m. WA.
Neptunus sebae - A. Milne-Edwards, 1873-1880: 217, Antilles.
Portunus (Achelous) sebae - Rathbun, 1920a: 16, Curaçao, Aruba [coll. J. Boeke, 1905]. - Rathbun, 1930: 79, pl. 34-35, St Thomas, Dominica, Curaçao, Aruba. - Rathbun, 1933: 46, St Thomas. - Rathbun, 1936: 383, Bonaire [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Scelzo & Varela, 1988: 37, Blanquilla. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Vaslet et al., 2013: 245, annexe 3, Guadeloupe [from Bourgeois-Lebel 1982, not seen].
Achelous sebae - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 2012, 25/04/2012, UF32485, photo dSTM_7403 - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. E. Macpherson & C. Carmona-Suarez, Besse 2013, st. GR35, 15 m, lot JL1101, MNHN-IU-2013-6821 - Martinique, photo in situ, Y. Buske, det. J. Poupin; groupe BIOSPHERES, November 2015, coll. R. Ferry & Y. Buske., det. J. Poupin.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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