Decapoda - Brachyura - Ocypodidae - Ocypode

Ocypode quadrata (Fabricius, 1787)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (1999) - Western Atlantic - 1m<, Ber, RI–GMx, Antil, Carib–Brazil. - Guadeloupe, Martinique

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

Vertical range : Intertidal - Min-Max observed: 0-1 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, St Croix), ICA (St Martin, St Barthélemy, St Eustatius, Guadeloupe, Isla de Aves, Dominica, Martinique, St Lucia, Barbados, Tobago, Trinidad), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, Blanquilla, Tortuga, Orchila, Los Roques, Curaçao, Aruba). Intertidal. WA.
Ocypode rhombea - H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840: 46, Habite les Antilles [et le Brésil]. - Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867: 44, Guadeloupe [d'après une simple indication de cette espèce dans un catalogue du docteur Desbonne] - Ocypode rhombea Weber, 1795 accepted as Ocypode quadrata (Fabricius, 1787) in WoRMS (2016).
Ocypode arenaria - H. Milne Edwards, 1852: 143, 'Antilles'. - Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867: 44, Guadeloupe. - Nobili, 1898: 2, St Thomas [coll. Duchassaing]. - Doflein, 1899: 181, Martinique - Ocypode arenarius Say, 1817 accepted as Ocypode quadrata (Fabricius, 1787) in WoRMS (2016).
Ocypode albicans - Rathbun, 1918: 367, St Thomas, St Lucia. - Rathbun, 1920a: 26, Curaçao [coll. J. Boeke]. - Rathbun, 1921: 79, Barbados [Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918]. - Rathbun, 1933: 96, St Thomas, St Croix. - Rathbun, 1936: 388, Aruba [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Chace & Holthuis, 1948: 27, Margarita, Aruba [Coll. P.Hummelinck] - Ocypode albicans Bosc, 1801 accepted as Ocypode quadrata (Fabricius, 1787) in WoRMS (2016).
Ocypode quadrata - Chace, 1956: 159, Orchila, Los Roques - Chace & Hobbs, 1969: 204, St Thomas, St Croix, Dominica, St Lucia, Barbados, Margarita, Los Roques, Aruba. - Rodríguez, 1980: 406, Margarita. - Scelzo & Varela, 1988: 37, Blanquilla. - Garcia et al., 1998: 27, tab. 1, Isla de Aves [Also from literature]. - Hernández et al., 1999: tab. 2, Margarita [Laguna de Las Marites]. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Carré, 2005: 23, Martinique. - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: tab. 1, Cubagua. - Vaslet et al., 2013: 245, annex 3, Guadeloupe [from Bourgeois-Lebel 1982, not seen]. - Sakai & Türkay, 2013: 726, Guadeloupe, Martinique. - Questel, 2014: 13, St Barthélemy. - Faasse, 2016: 52, St Eustatius.
Ocypode quadrata - Guadeloupe - Karubenthos 2012, det. E. Macpherson, Besse 2013, 1 sp., JL119 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-6795, st. GM04 (intertidal); 1 sp.,JL343 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-4996, 2 spp., JL344, MNHN-IU-2013-6793, st. GM07(intertidal); 1 sp., JL488, MNHN-IU-2013-4994, st. GM09 (intertidal); 1 sp., JL544 (photo), MNHN-IU-2013-6794, 2 spp., MNHN-IU-2013-6857, st. GM10 (intertidal); 1 sp., JL780, MNHN-IU-2013-6792, st. GM17 (intertidal).

Comment(s) on data
Sakai & Türkay, 2013: 726, Guadeloupe, Martinique [Memoirs of the Queensland Museum — Nature - French Antilles. Martinique: no exact locality, 1 dry male (MNHN-3263) (det. As O. arenaria); — ibid., male, female, dry (MNHN) [det. As O. arenaria], Plee; — ibid., male [18.0×23.3 mm], female [27.4×28.4 mm] (SMF-36242), 8-16.i.2004, M. Türkay; — St. Anne, male, female (ZSM), 1898, F. Doflein; — Martinique, Dizac near Diamant (14°28.707´N, 61°1.767´W), sandy beach, taken at night, 2 males [34.0×41.4, 30.4×37.2 mm] (SMF-36241), 13.i.2004, M. Türkay; — Guadeloupe: no exact locality, 1 dry female (MNHN-3264) [det. As O. arenaria]; — ibid., female (SMF-9409), 1960, Merkel; — District Basse Terre, NW-coast close to Deshaies (16°1.09´N, 61°47.68´W), 2 males, 2 females (SMF-21573), x.1991, M. Gutmann]

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