Decapoda - Brachyura - Mithracidae - Mithraculus

Mithraculus coryphe (Herbst, 1801)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009, Checklist) - Western Atlantic 1-60 m. Eastern Florida, Gulf Mexico, Bahamas, Antilles, Carribea, Brazil.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-60 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, St John, St Croix), ICA (Anguilla, St Martin, St Barthélemy, Saba, St Eustatius, Barbuda, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Isla de Aves, Martinique, Barbados, Grenada, Tobago, Trinidad), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, Blanquilla, Tortuga, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba). 1-60 m. WA.
Mithrax sculptus - Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867: 9 (Guadeloupe) - Not Mithraculus sculptus (Lamarck, 1818) but Mithraculus coryphe (Herbst, 1801) cf. Rathbun (1925: 426).
Mithrax (Mithraculus) coryphe - Rathbun, 1921: 84, Antigua, Barbados [Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918]. - Rathbun, 1925: 426, pl. 153, St Thomas, Antigua, Barbados, Curaçao, Trinidad. - Rathbun, 1933: 31, St Croix. - Rathbun, 1936: 382, Bonaire, Klein Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Chace, 1956: 161, Los Roques.
Mithrax coryphe - Rathbun, 1924: 20, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Rodríguez, 1980: 288, Margarita, Curaçao [Curaçao from Rathbun, 1925]. - Scelzo & Varela, 1988: 37, Blanquilla. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga.
Mithraculus coryphe - Wagner, 1990: 36, fig. 40-43, St Thomas, St John, Anguilla, St Martin/Maarten, St Barts/Barthélemy, Saba, St Eustatius, Barbuda, Antigua, Guadeloupe (La Désirade), Isla de Aves, Martinique, Barbados, Grenada, Tobago, Trinidad, Bonaire, Curaçao. - Garcia et al., 1998: 27, tab. 1, Isla de Aves [Also from literature]. - Marcano & Bolaños, 2001: 77, Cubagua. - 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, Cubagua, Los Roques, Tortuga. - Carmona-Suárez & Poupin, 2016: 370, Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-4258 (lot JL1402-1), 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-4958 (lot JL1407), st. GB30, 16 m; 5 males, 3 females MNHN-IU-2013-4444 (lot JL1425-3), st. GB32, 4 m; 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-5933 (lot JL76), st. GM04, 1 m; 1 male, 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-4976 (lot JL396-2), GM08, 1 m; 1 male, 2 females MNHN-IU-2013-4222 (lot JL489-2), st. GM09, 1 m; 1 male, 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-6618 (lot JL560-3), st. GM10, 1 m; 3 males, 1 female juv. MNHN-IU-2013-5954 (lot JL700-1), st. GM14, 1 m; 8 males, 4 females MNHN-IU-2013-6611 (lot JL782-1), st. GM17, 1 m; 2 females juv. MNHN-IU-2013-14665 (lot JL1317-2), st. GM31, 2 m; 4 females MNHN-IU-2013-4270 (lot JL1419-2), 1 male, 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-4528 (lot JL1447-1), st. GM34, 1 m; 2 males, 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-6607 (lot JL947-1), st. GM21, 2 m; 1 female juv. MNHN-IU-2013-5918 (lot JL84-1), st. GR02, 20 m; 1 male MNHN-IU-5938 (lot JL124), 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-5939, st. GR03, 6 m; 3 males MNHN-IU-2013-4532 (lot JL1400-1), st. GR50, 4 m; 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-6785 (lot JL1442), st. GS37, 10 m.
Mithraculus coryphe - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 12/04/2012, UF31869, photo dSTM_2491; 16/04/2012, UF32202, photo dSTM_5780; 20/04/2012, UF32368, photo dSTM_6686.

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