Decapoda - Brachyura - Parthenopidae - Celatopesia

Celatopesia concava (Stimpson, 1871)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - Western Altantic -7-73 m. NCar–GMx, Antil, Col, Brazil

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 7-210 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: WA. North Carolina to Gulf of Mexico, Antilles, Colombia, Brazil. Lesser Antilles, VGI (St Thomas), ICA (Guadeloupe, St Vincent). 7-208 m.
Cryptopodia concavata - Rathbun, 1925: 553, pl. 202, fig. 3-4, pl. 282, fig. 6-11, St Thomas (off). - Gore & Scotto, 1979: 15, St Vincent.
Celatopesia concavata - Poupin & Corbari, 2016: in press, Guadeloupe - Karubenthos 2012, det. Macpherson, Besse 2013, st. GB12, 14 May 2012, 16°25.61'N, 61°32.57'W, 14 m, MNHN-IU-2013-4935 (JL756); st. GD25, 14 May 2012, 16°25'N, 61°33'W, 160 m, MNHN-IU-2013-4885 (JL760-Photo); st. GS21, 16 May 2012, 16°23.26'N, 61°31.79'W, 14 m, MNHN-IU-2013-4886 (JL922-Photo); st. GS04, 04 May 2012, 16°21.97'N, 61°37.98'W, 11 m, MNHN-IU-2013-4896; st. GS24, 18 May 2012, 16°26.78'N, 61°32.41'W, 16 m, MNHN-IU-2013-4883 (JL1095-Photo); st. GS34, 26 May 2012, 16°09.71'N, 61°07.73'W, 15 m, MNHN-IU-2013-4894. - Guadeloupe (first record), Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. DW4597, 22 June 2015, 15°55.47'N, 61°23.48'W, 210-208 m [This species was previously reported at maximum depth of only 73 m], MNHN-IU-2013-19028.
Comment: this is a first record for Guadeloupe but he species was also recognized there after Karubenthos 2012, between 11-160 m. With this new collection the maximum depth range of this species is extended from 73 m to 208/210 m.

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