Decapoda - Anomura - Porcellanidae - Megalobrachium

Megalobrachium mortenseni Haig, 1962



World Distribution
B. Werding pers. com. November 2012 - The species is known from Panama through the coast of northern South America to tropical Brazil: In the Antilles from St. John.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-10 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St John), ICA (Guadeloupe, Martinique), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua). 1-10 m. WA.
Megalobrachium mortenseni - Haig, 1962: 189, St John [Coll. Th. Mortensen, 1906]. - Lira, 1997, tab. 4, Margarita. - Lira et al., 2001: 62, Margarita [Punta Arenas]. - Carré, 2005: 23, Martinique. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: tab. 1, Cubagua. - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2014, tab. 2, Guadeloupe, Margarita [Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, 1 M 4.4x4.2 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-5215, 1 sp., MNHN-IU-2013-5088, st. GR03, lot JL130; 1 M 2.9x2.8 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-7145, st. GB30, lot JL1389].

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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