Decapoda - Brachyura - Aethridae - Hepatus

Hepatus pudibundus (Herbst, 1785)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - Western Atlantic. 2-160 m. Ga–E GMx, Carib–Brazil.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 2-160 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, St John), ICA (Guadeloupe, Martinique), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua). 2-160 m. WA.
Hepatus fasciatus - H. Milne Edwards, 1837: 117, Habite les Antilles. - Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867: 53, Guadeloupe [MNHN dry collection, n°163-164, B18807, Guadeloupe] - Hepatus fasciatus Latreille, 1803 accepted as Hepatus pudibundus (Herbst, 1785) in WoRMS (2016).
Hepatus tuberculatus - Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867: 53, Guadeloupe - Hepatus tuberculatus Saussure, 1858 accepted as Hepatus pudibundus (Herbst, 1785) in WoRMS (2016).
Hepatus princeps (Herbst, 1794) - Rathbun, 1937: 235, part western Atlantic records only, St Thomas, St John, Guadeloupe, Martinique (type locality) - Hepatus princeps (Herbst, 1794) accepted as H. pudibundus (cf. Williams, 1984: 280).
Hepatus pudibundus - Rodríguez, 1980: 265, Margarita. - Taissoun, 1984-1985: 128, Margarita. - Hernández et al, 1999: tab. 1, Margarita [Laguna de Las Marites]. - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: appendix, Cubagua [From literature].
Hepatus pudibundus - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. E. Macpherson, Besse 2013; 1 sp., MNHN-IU-2013-4441, st. GD46, 10 m, JL1206, photo; 1 sp., MNHN-IU-2013-4523, st. GD49, 3 m, JL1225; 2 spp., MNHN-IU-2013-4421, 1 sp., MNHN-IU-2013-6699, JL1154, photo, st. GN29, 5 m; 3 spp., MNHN-IU-2013-6703, st. GN31, 4 m, JL1214, photo; also listed in MNHN collection, August 2016, MNHN-IU-2013-4451, 6700, 6887, 6888, 6889, 6890, 6891.

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