Decapoda - Anomura - Porcellanidae - Pachycheles

Pachycheles riisei (Stimpson, 1859)



World Distribution
Rodriguez et al. (2005: 557) - Key West, Florida, U.S.A.; Carrie Bow Cay, Belize; Gulf of Darién, Santa Marta, Old Providence and Rosario Islands, Colombia; Margarita and Cubagua Islands, Venezuela; Tobago; Puerto Rico; St. Thomas; Barbados; Fernando de Noronha, Trindade, Paraíba and Alagôas, Brazil. - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2014, tab. 2, Zoosystema, Virgin Islands, Lesser Antilles, ICA (Barbados, Tobago), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, La Tortuga).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-20 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, Jost Van Dyke), ICA (Martinique, Barbados), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, La Tortuga). 0-20 m. WA.
Pisosoma Riisei Stimpson, 1859: 75, St Thomas. - Nobili, 1898: 2, St Thomas [coll. Duchassaing]. - Schmitt, 1924a:89, Barbados.
Pachycheles riisei - Haig, 1962: 182, Jost Van Dyke (Tobago) [coll. Th. Mortensen, 1916]. - Hernández & Bolaños, 1995: 76, Margarita. - Lira, 1997, tab. 4, Margarita. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Carré, 2005: 23, Martinique. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Lira et al., 2012, tab. 1, Tortuga. - Lira et al., 2007: 44, Margarita, Tortuga. - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2014, tab. 2, Virgin Islands (Tobago near Trinidad confused with Tobago near Jost Van Dyke), Barbados, Margarita, Cubagua, La Tortuga.

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. May be also in Rodriguez et al. (2005) where Tobago is indicated.

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