Decapoda - Brachyura - Plagusiidae - Plagusia

Plagusia depressa (Fabricius, 1775)



World Distribution
Chace & Hobbs (1969: 194) - DISTRIBUTION.—North Carolina to Estado de Pernambuco, Brazil (Bermudas, Great Abaco I., Eleuthera I., New Providence I., Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Saint Thomas, Saint Croix, Dominica, Martinique, Barbados, Trinidad, Curacao); eastern
Atlantic from Mauritania to northern Angola.
Felder et al. (2009) - NCar–GMx, Antil–Brazil, C & E Atl. <3 m

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-5 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, St Croix), ICA (St Martin, Guadeloupe, Isla de Aves, Dominica, Martinique, Barbados, Trinidad), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, Blanquilla, Tortuga, Bonaire, Curaçao). 1-5 m, subtidal. ATL.
Plagusia squamosa - Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867: 50, Guadeloupe [n°154-155, dry collection MNHN] - Not Plagusia squamosa (Herbst, 1790), an IWP species but Plagusia depressa (Fabricius, 1775) instead.
Plagusia depressa - Rathbun, 1918: 332, St Thomas, St Croix, Bonaire, Curaçao. - Rathbun, 1920a: 25, Klein Bonaire, Curaçao [coll. J. Boeke]. - Rathbun, 1921: 78, Barbados [Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918]. - Rathbun, 1924: 18, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Rathbun, 1933: 93, St Thomas, St Croix. - Rathbun, 1936: 387, Bonaire [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Chace & Hobbs, 1969: 192, St Thomas, St Croix, Dominica, Martinique, Barbados, Trinidad, Curaçao. - Rodríguez, 1980: 398, Margarita. - Scelzo & Varela, 1988: 37, Blanquilla. - Garcia et al., 1998: tab. 1, Isla de Aves. - Hernández et al., 1999: tab. 2, Margarita [Laguna de Las Marites]. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Carré, 2005: 23, Martinique. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: appendix, Cubagua [From literature]. - Vaslet et al., 2013: 245, annex 3, Guadeloupe [from Bourgeois-Lebel 1982, not seen].
Plagusia depressa - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 15/04/2012, UF32042, photo dSTM_5310 - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. J. Poupin, Besse 2013, 1 female ov., JL348 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-4164, st. GM07 (1 m); 1 female ov., JL545, MNHN-IU-2013-6665, st. GM10 (1 m); 1 juvenile, JL779 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-4163, st. GM17 (1 m); 1 male, JL1015b (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-6673, st. GM22 (1 m).

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