Decapoda - Anomura - Paguridae - Iridopagurus

Iridopagurus margaritensis García-Gómez, 1983

World Distribution
Garcia-Gomez (1983: 37) - Iridopagurus margaritensis n. sp. was collected off the Caribbean coast of Honduras and Cay Sal Bank and from the Bahama Islands southeast through the Hispaniola, the Lesser Antilles and the north coast of South America; the collection off the coast of French Guiana extends the southern and eastern ranges of this species. Its depth range is 11-91 m.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 11-91 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St John), ICA (Anguila, St Kitts, St Eustatius, Guadeloupe, Martinique), IOV (Margarita, Tortuga, Curaçao). 11-91 m. WA.
Iridopagurus margaritensis García-Gómez, 1983: 28, fig. 1-2, St John, Anguila, St Kitts, St Eustatius, Martinique, Margarita, Curaçao [tab. 6, type locality seventeen miles north of Isla de Margarita, Venezuela, R/V Pillsbury, st. 718; also St John Virgin Is, North of Anguila, between St Kitts, St Eustatius, Martinique (P-913, 46-48 m), Curaçao, French Guiana]. - Lira, 1997, tab. 3, Margarita. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga [From literature].
Iridopagurus margaritensis - Guadeloupe - Karubenthos 2012 (8-50 m), det. R. Lemaitre, Besse 2013; st. GD63, 20 m, JL1486, IU-2013-5002, 2 spp, MNHN-IU-2013-4928, 1 sp.; st. GD66, 33 m, JL1439, IU-2013-5253, 1 sp.; st. GS11, 17 m, JL587(b), IU-2013-4853, Besse lab photo, 3 spp.; st. GS18, 49 m, IU-2013-5234, 1 sp.; st. GS19, 8 m, IU-2013-5001, 2 spp., MNHN- IU-2013-4908, 1 sp.; st. GS24, 12 m, JL1076, IU-2013-5444, 1 sp.; st. GS36, 50 m, JL1439, IU-2013-5238, 5 spp.

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