Decapoda - Stenopodidea - Spongicolidae - Microprosthema

Microprosthema semilaeve (von Martens, 1872)



World Distribution
Goy & Martin (2013, Zoosystema - Western Atlantic - South Florida, Gulf Mexico, Bahamas, Yucatan, Brazil. Widespread in Virgin Islands and Lesser Antilles (Guadeloupe), see Goy & Martin (2013, Zoosystema, p. 480, fig. 9). Felder et al. (2009) - 1-4 m. S Fla–GMx, Bah, Yuc-Brazil

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-23 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St John, Tortola), ICA (Anguilla, St Martin, Barbuda, ?St Barthélemy, St Kitts, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Dominica, St Lucia, St Vincent, Grenada, Barbados, Tobago), IOV (Tortuga, Los Roques, Bonaire, Aruba). 1-23 m. WA.
Stenopus semilaevis - Schmitt, 1924a:86, Antigua [English Harbor], Barbados [Pelican Island]. - Schmitt, 1936: 373, Aruba [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930].
Microprosthema semilaeve - Chace, 1972: 144, Anguilla, st. Kitts, Antigua, Dominica, St Lucia, St Vincent (Grenadines), Tobago. - Rodríguez, 1980: 175, Aruba [from Schmitt, 1936]. - Rodríguez, 1986, tab. 2, Los Roques. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Goy & Martin, 2013: 468, St John, Barbuda, St Kitts (St Christopher), Antigua (English Harbor), Dominica, St Lucia, Barbados (Pelican Island), Grenada (Carriacou), Tobago, Bonaire, Aruba.
Microprosthema jareckii Martin, 2002: Tortola (Guana Island) - Accepted as M. semilaeve (cf. Goy & Martin, 2013).
Microprosthema ?semilaeve - Questel, 2014: 14, St Barthélemy.
Microprosthema semilaeve - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 2012, det. A. Anker: UF31873, Photo dSTM_0752, 10/4/2012; UF31872, Photo dSTM_0765, 10/4/2012; UF32257, Photo dSTM_5962, 17/4/2012; UF32375, Photo dSTM_6739, 20/4/2012. - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. Macpherson, Besse 2013: MNHN-IU-2013-4366, st. GM06, 1 m, JL298, Photo; MNHN-IU-2013-4307, st. GB32, 4 m, JL1459, Photo; MNHN-IU-2013-4951, st. GS06, 23 m.

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