Decapoda - Brachyura - Mithracidae - Pitho

Pitho mirabilis (Herbst, 1794)



World Distribution
Felder et al (2009) - Western Atlantic - Fla Keys, Bah, Antil - Lesser Antilles (Guadeloupe)

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-10 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: ICA (St Martin, Antigua, Guadeloupe), IOV (Bonaire, Curaçao). No depth range, shallow waters. WA.
Pitho mirabilis - Rathbun, 1921: 88, Antigua [Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918]. - Rathbun, 1925: 366, Guadeloupe [1 male Geneva Museum]. - Rathbun, 1936: 381, Bonaire [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Rodríguez, 1980: 273, Guadeloupe, Curaçao [Guadeloupe, in distribution]. - Carmona-Suárez & Poupin, 2016: 376, St Martin, Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-4442 (lot JL1425-1), st. GB32, 4 m; 2 males MNHN-IU-2013-4415 (lot JL1499-3), 1 female juv. MNHN-IU-2013-5949 (lot JL1509-2), st. GB36, 16 m; 1 male MNHN-IU-2013-5965 (lot JL300), st. GR06, 15 m.
Pitho mirabilis - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 2012, UF31923, det. Arthur Anker, STM-013, Etang de la Barrière, Baie du Cul-de-Sac.

Comment(s) on data
P. lherminieri 5 lateral teeth, 2-3 fused at base, P. mirabilis, 5 lateral teeth, 2-3 not fused at base.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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