Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Laleonectes

Laleonectes vocans (A. Milne-Edwards, 1878)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - Western Atlantic. 6-309 m, GMx–Antil, Brazil, E Atl, As I

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 6-309 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: WA-EA. Gulf of Mexico, Antilles, Brazil, Ascencion Island, eastern Atlantic. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe), IOV (Los Roques). 6-309 m.
Portunus vocans - Grajal & Laughlin, 1984: 227, Los Roques.
Laleonectes vocans - Poupin & Corbari, 2016: in press, Guadeloupe , Karubenthos 2012, det. E. Macpherson & C. Carmona-Suarez, Besse 2013, as Portunus vocans), st. GR40, 21 May 2012, 15°54'N, 61°39.3'W, 53 m, MNHN-IU-2013-5184 (JL1237-Photo) - Guadeloupe (first record for Lesser Antilles), Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin [Check presence of a stridulating ridge on specimen], st. DW4547, 14 June 2015, 16°31.76'N, 61°33.03'W, 380-358 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18958.
Comment: this species has been collected during Karubenthos 2012 and 2015. This is a first record for the Lesser Antilles. The present determination is based on the shape of the carapace. Presence of a stridulating ridge, a characteristic of L. vocans, must be checked on the specimen.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database