Decapoda - Anomura - Porcellanidae - Pachycheles

Pachycheles pilosus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - Western Atlantic (0-34 m) - SCar–Fla, GMx, Bah, Carib.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-34 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, Jost Van Dyke), ICA (St Martin, Guadeloupe, Isla de Aves, Barbados, Tobago), IOV (Blanquilla, Tortuga, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba). 0-34 m. WA.
Porcellana pilosa - A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1923: 294, St. Thomas [R/V Blake].
Pachycheles pilosus - Schmitt, 1924b: 76, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Schmitt, 1924a:90, Barbados. - Schmitt, 1936: 375, Bonaire, Aruba [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Monod, 1939: 559, Guadeloupe. - Schmitt, 1935: 184, St Thomas, Curaçao. - Haig, 1956 : 11, Tobago, Aruba [coll. R/V Velero III, 1939]. - Haig, 1962: 182, St Thomas, Jost Van Dyke (Tobago) [Coll. Th. Mortensen, 1906, 1916]. - Rodríguez, 1980: 214, Curaçao, Aruba. - Scelzo & Varela, 1988: 37, Blanquilla. - Garcia et al., 1998: tab. 1, Isla de Aves. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Lira et al., 2007: 38, Isla de Aves, Tortuga, Blanquilla. - Lira et al., 2012: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2014: 12, tab. 2, Virgin Island, Guadeloupe, Isla de Aves, Barbados, Blanquilla, Tortuga, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba [Guadeloupe from Karubenthos 2012, 1 F 3.8x4.0 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-7146, st. GM07, 1 m, lot JL357; 1 F ov 5.0x5.4 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-5293, st. GM10, 1 m, lot JL561].
Pachycheles pilosus - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 20/04/2012, UF32349, photo dSTM_6420.
Comment: In Poupin & Lemaitre (2004), Tobago, Bristish Virgin Islands, near Jost Van Dyke Island, has been confused with Tobago, ICA, near Trinidad. The same confusion perhaps also in Rodriguez et al. (2005).

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