Decapoda - Brachyura - Calappidae - Cryptosoma

Cryptosoma balguerii (Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (1990) - Western Atlantic - Bermudas, North Carolina, Gulf Mexico, Carribean Sea, Brazil. Also Lesser Antilles (Guadeloupe).

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 3-230 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas), Lesser Antilles, ICA (St Martin, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Barbados), IOV (Curaçao). 3-230 m. WA.
Mursia balguerii Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867: 52, pl. 4, fig. 20, Guadeloupe [n°162 dry collection MNHN; Guadeloupe].
Cycloes bairdii - Rathbun, 1921: 67, Barbados [Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918]. - Rathbun, 1938: 225, part Atlantic records only, St Thomas, Antigua, Barbados - Not Cryptosoma bairdii (Stimpson, 1860), an eastern Pacific species. Most of the western Atlantic records of C. bairdii are C. balguerii instead (cf. Galil & Clark, 1996).
Cryptosoma balguerii - Galil & Clark, 1996: 184, Curaçao.
Cryptosoma balguerii - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 25/04/2012, UF32517, photo dSTM_7386; UF32494, photo dSTM_7436.
Cryptosoma balguerii - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012 (1-160 m), det. E. Macpherson, Besse 2013, MNHN-IU-2013-4521, JL226, photo, MNHN-IU-2013-5270, st. GD02, 80 m; MNHN-IU-2013-4465, JL444, photo, MNHN-IU-2013-5062, photo, MNHN-IU-2013-5904, 5905, st. GD09, 40 m; MNHN-IU-2013-4455, st. GD12, 45 m; MNHN-IU-2013-4457, st. GD15, 50 m, JL584; MNHN-IU-2013-4452, st. GD26, 60 m, JL753; MNHN-IU-2013-4418, st. GD29, 4 m, JL867; MNHN-IU-2013-4508, st. GD31, 85 m, JL929; MNHN-IU-2013-4913, JL965, st. GD34, 80 m; MNHN-IU-2013-4514, JL979, MNHN-IU-2013-4435, JL996, photo, st. GD35, 66 m; MNHN-IU-2013-4522, st. GD36, 65 m, JL1033, photo; MNHN-IU-2013-4448, st. GD55, 85 m, JL1330; MNHN-IU-2013-4466, st. GD66, 33 m; MNHN-IU-2013-4453, st. GD69, 60 m; MNHN-IU-2013-4436, st. GM09, 1 m, JL485, photo; MNHN-IU-2013-4520, st. GN05, 160 m, JL139, photo; MNHN-IU-2013-4517, st. GN14, 150 m; MNHN-IU-2013-4513, st. GS10, 23 m, JL526.
Cryptosoma balguerii - Martinique, groupe BIOSPHERES, November 2015, coll. R. Ferry & Y. Buske, det. J. Poupin.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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