Decapoda - Anomura - Paguridae - Tomopagurus

Tomopagurus wassi McLaughlin, 1981

World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009, Checklist) - Western Atlantic. North Carolina, Florida Strait, Gulf Mexico, Yucatan Strait, Brazil. 75-360 m.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 75-360 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: North Carolina, Florida Strait, Gulf of Mexico, Yucatant Strait, Brazil. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, St Lucia). 75-360 m. WA.
Tomopagurus wassi McLaughlin, 1981a: 23, tab. 4, off St Lucia [R/V Oregon, 1966, st. 5956, 230 m].
Tomopagurus wassi - Guadeloupe - Coll. Lamy, 2002-2003, traps & nets 100-300 m, det McLaughlin, 2005 (MNHN).
Tomopagurus wassi - Guadeloupe (first record), Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. DW4577, 17 June 2015, 16°18.98'N, 60°53.52'W, 402-358 m [Depth range extented from 360 to 358-403 m], MNHN-IU-2013-18971.
Comment: present determination is based on Mclaughlin (1981, key and description including color pattern of meri of ambulatory legs with meri each with a prominent vertical stripe of orange medially and tinged with orange distally and proximally.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database