Decapoda - Anomura - Porcellanidae - Petrolisthes

Petrolisthes tridentatus Stimpson, 1859



World Distribution
Rodriguez et al. (2005: 567) -Western Atlantic: Quintana Roo, Mexico; Caledonia Bay, Panama;
Old Providence and Rosario Islands, and Santa Marta, Colombia; Margarita and Cubagua Islands, Venezuela; Trinidad; Bahamas; Cuba; Jamaica; St. Thomas; Antigua; Barbados. Eastern Pacific: Salinas Bay and Port Parker, Costa Rica; San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua; Honda Bay, Tobaguilla Island, Perlas Islands, and Guayabo Chiquito, Panama; Limón Bay, Colombia; Santa Elena Bay and Puná Island, Ecuador.

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, St John, St Croix), ICA (?St Martin, Antigua, Barbados, Trinidad), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua). 0-20 m. WA.
Petrolisthes tridentatus - Stimpson, 1859: 75, pl. 1, fig. 4, Barbados, St Thomas. - A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1923: 291, St Thomas [R/V Blake]. - Schmitt, 1924a:88, Barbados. - Schmitt, 1935: 187, St Thomas, Barbados, Trinidad. - Haig, 1956 : 18, Cubagua [coll. R/V Velero III, 1939]. - Haig, 1962: 179, St Thomas, St John, St Croix. - Rodríguez, 1980: 216, Cubagua. - Lira, 1997: tab. 4, Margarita. - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: appendix, Cubagua. - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2014: tab. 2, Virgin Islands, Antigua, Barbados, Trinidad, Margarita, Cubagua.
Petrolisthes ?tridentatus - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 2012, UF31932, photo dSTM_1241, 11/4/2012; UF32168, photo dSTM_2833, 17/4/2012; UF32169, photo dSTM_2838, 17/4/2012; UF32075, photo dSTM_5127, 14/4/2012; UF32376, photo dSTM_6759, 20/4/2012 - Based on the photographs consulted ( J. Poupin, 2014), Petrolisthes quadratus could be also considered.

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