Decapoda - Brachyura - Grapsidae - Pachygrapsus

Pachygrapsus gracilis (Saussure, 1858)



World Distribution
Poupin et al. (2005: 16, Zootaxa) - West Atlantic. Argentine, Brazil, French Guiana, Caribbean, Texas. East Atlantic. Senegal to Angola.

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

Vertical range : Intertidal - Min-Max observed: 0-1 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, St Croix), ICA (St Martin, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Trinidad), IOV (Margarita, Aruba). Intertidal. ATL.
Metopograpsus gracilis Saussure, 1857: 502, St Thomas. - Saussure, 1858: 27/443, St Thomas.
Grapsus guadulpensis Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867: 48, Guadeloupe [n°149-150, MNHN dry collection; type locality Guadeloupe] - Accepted as Pachygrapsus gracilis (Saussure, 1857).
Pachygrapsus gracilis - Rathbun, 1933: 89, St Thomas [type locality]. - Rathbun, 1936: 387, Aruba [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Chace & Hobbs, 1969: 167, St Thomas, St Croix. - Hagen, 1977: 39, Trinidad. - Hernández et al., 1999: tab. 2, Margarita [Laguna de Las Marites]. - Carré, 2005: 23, Martinique. - Vaslet et al., 2013: 245, annex 3, Guadeloupe [from Bourgeois-Lebel 1982, not seen].
Pachygrapsus gracilis - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 16/04/2012, UF32165, photo dSTM_2787 - Guadeloupe - Karubenthos 2012, det J. Poupin, Besse 2013, 2 spp., JL1290, MNHN-IU-2013-4426, 1 sp., JL43 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-6672, st. GM01 (intertidal); 1 sp., JL110 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-4316, 12 spp., JL111, MNHN-IU-2013-6656, st. GM03 (intertidal); 3 spp., JL185, MNHN-IU-2013-6653, 1 sp., JL185 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-4160, st. GM05 (intertidal); 1 sp., MNHN-IU-2013-16319, st. GM10; 1 sp., JL807 (photo) MNHN-IU-2013-4161, 1 sp., JL807 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-4162, 6 spp., JL807, MNHN-IU-2013-4788, st. GM15 (intertidal).

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