Decapoda - Brachyura - Sesarmidae - Armases

Armases rubripes (Rathbun, 1897)



World Distribution
Chace & Hobbs (1969: 182) - Nicaragua to Uruguay, Trinidad. Brazil (type locality in Rathbun).

Environnement : Marine & Land - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

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

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: IOV (Guadeloupe, Trinidad). Terrestrial - Intertidal (mangrove). WA (continental?).
Metasesarma rubripes - Rathbun, 1918: 319, Trinidad. - Chace & Hobbs, 1969: 175, Trinidad. - Hagen, 1977: 36, Trinidad. - Rodríguez, 1980: 394 (Trinidad, French Guiana, in distribution).
Armases rubripes - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. J. Poupin, 1 male 8.1 x 9.3 mm, JL185b, MNHN-IU-2013-4159, st. GM05 (mangrove).

Comment(s) on data
Comment: Determination of Guadeloupe specimen with Abele (1992) and Chace & Hobbs (1969); pleopod conform and carapace with lateral margins not slightly diverging posteriorly, contrary to A. miersii, which is very similar.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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