Decapoda - Anomura - Porcellanidae - Petrolisthes

Petrolisthes amoenus (Guérin-Méneville, 1855)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - Western Atlantic (1-140 m). Fla Str, Carib–Brazil. - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2014: 12, tab. 2, Zoosystema, Virgin Islands, Lesser Antilles, ICA (Antigua, Guadeloupe, St. Lucia, Barbados, Grenada, Tobago), IOV (Cubagua, La Tortuga, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao).

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-140 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Croix, Jost Van Dyke), ICA (St Martin, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Lucia, Barbados, Grenada, Tobago, Trinidad), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, Tortuga, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao). 1-140 m. WA.
Petrolisthes amoenus - Schmitt, 1924b: 74, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Schmitt, 1924a:89, Barbados. - Chace, 1956: 152, Los Roques. - Haig, 1956: 25, Tobago [coll. R/V Velero III, 1939]. - Haig, 1962: 177, St Croix, Jost Van Dyke (Tobago) [Coll. Th. Mortensen, 1906, 1916]. - Schmitt, 1935: 185, Barbados, Curaçao. - Schmitt, 1936: 374, Bonaire [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Gore, 1974: 707, Antigua, St Lucia, Grenada [R/V Pillsbury, st. P-967, 22 m, P-968, 18 m, P-886, 18 m, P-851, 18 m]. - Rodríguez, 1980: 217, Curaçao, Bonaire. - Lira, 1997, tab. 4, Margarita. - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: tab. 1, Cubagua. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Lira et al., 2012: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Rodríguez et al., 2005: 559, Barbados, Trinidad, Cubagua, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao. - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2014: 12, tab. 2, Virgin Islands, Antigua, Guadeloupe, St Lucia, Barbados, Grenada, Cubagua, La Tortuga, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao [Guadeloupe from Karubenthos 2012, see stations below].
Petrolisthes amoenus - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 22/04/2012, UF32408, photo dSTM_7048 (re-det. Poupin 2014 from Petrolisthes galathinus). - Guadeloupe - Karubenthos 2012, 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-5214, st. GB02, 11 m, lot JL190; 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-5091, st. GB02, 11 m, lot JL193; 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-5089, st. GB02, 11 m, lot JL199; 4 spp. MNHN-IU-2013-6806, st. GB06, 23 m, lot JL452; 1 M 6.8x6.5 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-5294, st. GB06, 23 m, lot JL459; 4 FF 3.6x3.4–7.0x6.9 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-5078, st. GB09, 6 m, lot JL565; 1 F ov. 5.8x5.7 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-5424, st. GB15, 8 m, lot JL833; 1 sp. about 5.0x4.7 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-5357, st. GB15, 8 m, lot JL869; 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-7147, st. GB18, 45 m, lot JL956; 6 spp. MNHN-IU-2013-5211, st. GB19, 11 m, lot JL985; 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-7148, st. GB20, 16 m, lot JL1067; 10 spp. MNHN-IU-2013-6791, st. GB20, 16 m, lot JL1069; 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-7149, st. GB20, 16 m, lot JL1092; 8 spp. MNHN-IU-2013-5075, 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-5079, st. GB22, 12 m, lot JL1113; 4 juv. MNHN-IU-2013-7150, st. GB23, 16 m, lot JL1119; 1 F ov., MNHN-IU-2013-5356, st. GB26, 29 m, lot JL1272; 7 spp., MNHN-IU-2013-6811, st. GB31, 15 m, lot JL1430; 2 MM 6.1x5.9–6.5x6.1 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-7151, st. GD66, 20 m, lot JL1439; 12 juv. MNHN-IU-2013-5052, st. GM12, 3 m, lot JL652; 1 juv. MNHN-IU-2013-5358, st. GM21, 2 m, lot JL942; 1 F ov. 5.0x4.7 mm , MNHN-IU-2013-7152, st. GR12, 21 m, lot JL443; 1 M 4.2x3.8–4.9x4.6 mm, 1 F 3.6x3.2 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-6797, st. GR32, 16 m, lot JL1058. - Martinique, groupe BIOSPHERES, November 2015, coll. R. Ferry, Y. Buske, det. Poupin.

Comment(s) on data
In Poupin & Lemaitre (2004), Tobago, Bristish Virgin Islands, near Jost Van Dyke Island, has been confused with Tobago, ICA, near Trinidad.

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