Decapoda - Brachyura - Mithracidae - Teleophrys

Teleophrys ruber (Stimpson, 1871)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009, Checklist) - Western Atlantic 1-46 m. Fla Keys, South Gulf Mexico, Cuba, Antilles, Columbia.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-46 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, St John), ICA (St Martin, St Eustatius, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Isla de Aves, Barbados, Tobago), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, Tortuga, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao). 1-46 m. WA.
Mithraculus nudus A. Milne-Edwards, 1875 (1873-1880): 110, pl. 23, fig. 2, Guadeloupe [deux exemplaires provenant de la Guadeloupe] - Accepted as Teleophrys ruber (Stimpson, 1871) in WoRMS (2016).
Mithrax ruber - Rathbun, 1924: 21, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Chace, 1956: 161, Los Roques. - Rodríguez, 1980: 289, Los Roques, Curaçao [Curaçao from Rathbun, 1925].
Mithrax (Mithraculus) ruber - Rathbun, 1921: 85, Barbados [Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918]. - Rathbun, 1925: 432, pl. 157, St Thomas, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Barbados, Curaçao. - Rathbun, 1936: 382, Bonaire, Klein Bonaire, Curaçao [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930].
Mithraculus ruber - Wagner, 1990: 53, fig. 52-55, St John, St Maarten/Martin, St Eustatius, Guadeloupe, Tobago, Bonaire, Curaçao. - Garcia et al., 1998: tab. 1, Isla de Aves. - Marcano & Bolaños, 2001: 76, Los Roques. - 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 (Los Frailes), Cubagua, Los Roques.
Teleophrys ruber - Carmona-Suárez & Poupin, 2016: 378, St Martin, Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, 1 male lot JL125 (photo only specimen not retrieved), st. GR03, 6 m; 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-4975 (lot JL470-3), st. GM09, 1 m; 1 female, MNHN-IU-2013-4224 (lot JL489-3), st. GM09, 1 m; 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-4274 (lot JL1419-6), st. GM34, 1 m; 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-4181, st. GB01, 6 m; 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-13089 (lot JL1287-5), st. GD51, 15 m.
Teleophrys ruber - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 2012, 11/04/2012, UF31916, photo dSTM_1229; 19/04/2012, UF32280 photo dSTM_6215, UF32342, photo dSTM_6317; 25/04/2012, UF32556, photo dSTM_7570 - Martinique, photo in situ Y. Buske, July 2015, det. J. Poupin February 2016.

Comment(s) on data
Windsor & Felder, 2014: 167, Mithraculus ruber reassigned to Teleophrys and Mithracinae elevated to Mithracidae

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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