Decapoda - Brachyura - Mithracidae - Omalacantha

Omalacantha bicornuta (Latreille, 1825)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 1-70 m. Western Atlantic - Bermudas, North Carolina, Gulf of Mexico, Antilles, Columbia, Brazil.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-70 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas), ICA (St Martin, St Eustatius, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Isla de Aves, Barbados, Trinidad), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, Blanquilla, Tortuga, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba). 1-70 m. WA.
Pericera bicorna - H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840: 337, Habite les Antilles [footnote 1, same as Pisa bicornuta Latreille].
Pisa galibica Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867: 18, Guadeloupe - Accepted as Omalacantha bicornuta (Latreille, 1825) in WoRMS (2016).
Pisa purpurea Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867: 18, Guadeloupe - Accepted as Omalacantha bicornuta (Latreille, 1825) in WoRMS (2016).
Pericera bicornis Saussure, 1857: 501, 'Antilles' - Accepted as Omalacantha bicornuta (Latreille, 1825) in WoRMS (2016).
Microphrys bicornutus - A. Milne-Edwards, 1873-1880: 61, pl. 14; fig. 2, 3, 4, Antilles [synonymy and distribution: … cette espèce est extrêmement commune sur les côtes de la Floride, du Mexique, des Antilles, et se trouve même au Brésil …]. - Nobili, 1898: 1, St Thomas [coll. Duchassaing]. - Rathbun, 1920a: 29, St Eustatius, Curaçao [coll. J. Boeke]. - Rathbun, 1921: 85, Antigua, Barbados [Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918]. - Rathbun, 1924: 21, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Rathbun, 1925: 489, pl. 175, St Thomas, St Eustatius, Barbados, Curaçao, Trinidad. - Rathbun, 1936: 382, Bonaire, Klein Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Chace, 1956: 162, Los Roques. - Rodríguez, 1980: 293, Los Roques, Margarita, Cubagua. - Grajal & Laughlin, 1984: 227, Los Roques. - 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). - Marcano & Bolaños, 2001: 80, Cubagua. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: tab. 1, Cubagua. - Lira et al., 2013: tab. 1, Isla de Aves, Margarita (Islote Lobos, Los Frailes), Cubagua, Blanquilla, Tortuga, Los Roques. - Carmona-Suárez & Poupin, 2016: 375, St Martin, Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-4178, st. GB01, 6 m; 4 males, 6 females MNHN-IU-2013-5913 (lot JL563), st. GB09, 6 m; 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-4765 (lot JL1072-3), st. GB21, 8 m; 2 males, 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-4538 (lot JL1364-2), st. GB29, 2 m; 2 females MNHN-IU-2013-4445 (lot JL1425-4), 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-4458 (lot JL1425-7), st. GB32, 4 m; 3 males MNHN-IU-2013-6798 (lot JL1128-2), st. GD41, 2 m; 1 female ov., 2 females juv. MNHN-IU-2013-5964 (lot JL40-1), st. GM01, 1 m; 1 male, 3 females ov. MNHN-IU-2013-5961 (lot JL36-1), st. GM02, 1 m; 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-4259 (lot JL252-1), st. GM06, 1 m; 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-5946 (lot JL355-1), st. GM07, 1 m; 1 male, 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-6788 (lot JL396-1), st. GM08, 1 m; 3 males, 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-4960 (lot JL470-1), 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-4217 (lot JL489-1), st. GM09, 1 m; 4 males MNHN-IU-2013-6609 (lot JL548-1), 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-6622 (lot JL548-2), 1 male, 2 females MNHN-IU-2013-6616 (lot JL560-1), 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-6620 (lot JL570), st. GM10, 1 m; 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-6614 (lot JL688-1), st. GM11, 1 m; 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-5943 (lot JL675), st. GM14, 1 m; 9 males, 3 females MNHN-IU-2013-6606 (lot JL784), st. GM17, 1 m; 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-4818 (lot JL1322), st. GM31, 2 m; 2 males, 6 females MNHN-IU-2013-4269 (lot JL1419-1), st. GM34, 1 m; 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-4957 (lot JL1434-2), st. GR49, 15 m; 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-4534 (lot JL1400-4), st. GR50, 4 m; 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-6756 (lot JL1282), st. GS30, 2 m.
Omalacantha bicornuta - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 9/04/2012, UF31864, photo dSTM_0410; 16/04/2012, UF32014, photo dSTM_2644, UF32017, photo dSTM_2651; 20/04/2012, UF32373, photo dSTM_6728, UF32363, photo dSTM_6635 - Martinique, groupe BIOSPHERES, November 2015, coll. R. Ferry & Y. Buske., det. J. Poupin.

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