Decapoda - Brachyura - Leucosiidae - Iliacantha

Iliacantha subglobosa Stimpson, 1871



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - Western Atlantic - 16-915 m. NCar–GMx, Antil, Carib–Brz.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 16-915 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: WA. North Carolina to Gulf of Mexico, Antilles, Caribbean Sea to Brazil. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Montserrat, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Barbados). 16-915 m.
Iliacantha subglobosa A. Milne-Edwards, 1880a: 21, Montserrat, Dominica, Barbados [R/V Blake, 56-118 brasses]. - A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1902: 113, Montserrat, Barbados [Barbados, 56 brasses, 102 m, Montserrat, 88 brasses, 161 m]. - Rathbun, 1921: 67, Barbados [Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918]. - Rathbun, 1937: 185, Montserrat, Dominica, Barbados. - Poupin & Corbari, 2016: in press, Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. E. Macpherson, Besse 2013, st. GD06, 06 May 2012, 16°23'N, 61°33'W, 130 m, MNHN-IU-2013-4570 (JL269-Photo) - Guadeloupe (first record), Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4517, 9 June 2015, 16°24.4'N, 61°34'W, 178-185 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18818; st. DW4555, 15 June 2015, 16°23.53'N, 60°49.67'W, 258-100 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18928; st. DW4586, 21 June 2015, 15°59.62'N, 61°22.51'W, 251-204 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19004; st. DW4593, 22 June 2015, 15°55.82'N, 61°26.35'W, 152-133 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19010.
Comment: this is the firt formal record for Guadeloupe Island. The species was already collected during Karubenthos 2012 with a dredge operated at 130 m.

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