Decapoda - Brachyura - Mithracidae - Pitho

Pitho aculeata (Gibbes, 1850)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - Western Atlantic, 1-4 m,Fla Keys, Bah, Cuba–S Antil, Carib. 69 m in A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier (1923).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-69 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, St Croix), Lesser Antilles ICA (St Martin, Guadeloupe), IOV (Margarita, Tortuga, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba). 1-69 m. WA.
Othonia aculeata - A. Milne-Edwards, 1873-1880: 115, pl. 24, fig. 4, St Thomas. - A. Milne-Edwards, 1880a: 2, St Croix [R/V Blake, st. 127, 38 brasses].
Pitho aculeata - A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1923: 395, St Croix [R/V Blake, st. 127, 38 brasses = 69 m]. - Rathbun, 1920a: 30, Curaçao, Aruba [coll. J. Boeke]. - Rathbun, 1924: 19, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Rathbun, 1925: 357, pl. 127, pl. 251, fig. 1, St Thomas, Guadeloupe, Curaçao, Aruba. - Rathbun, 1936: 381, Bonaire [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Chace, 1956: 160, Los Roques. - Rodríguez, 1980: 274, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba. - Marcano & Bolaños, 2001 : 74, Los Roques. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Carmona-Suárez & Poupin, 2016: 376, St Martin, Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-6731 (lot JL1364-1), st. GB29, 2 m; 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-4801 (lot JL1348), 1 male, 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-4819 (lot JL1333-2), st. GR45, 2 m; 1 female MNHN-IU-2013-5053 (lot JL1354), st. GS32, 2 m.
Pitho aculeata - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory, 10/04/2012, UF31897, photo Dstm_0714; 20/4/2012, UF32360, photo Dstm_6614, UF32372, photo Dstm_6725.

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