Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Actaea

Actaea bifrons Rathbun, 1898



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009, Checklist) - Western Atlantic, 2-73 m - Fla Keys, W GMx, Antil, Pan-Sur. Lesser Antilles (Virgin Islands, Salt Island; ICA, St Barthélemy, Guadeloupe, Barbabos, Curaçao).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 2-73 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI Tortola (Salt Island), ICA (St Barthélemy, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Barbados), IOV (Curaçao). 2-73 m. WA.
Actaea bifrons - Odhner, 1925: 50, Tortola (Salt Island), St Barthélemy. - Rathbun, 1921: 71, Barbados [Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918]. - Rathbun, 1924: 15, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Rathbun, 1930: 255, pl. 104, fig. 3-6, Tortola (Salt Is), St Barthélemy, Barbados, Curaçao. - Rodríguez, 1980: 354, Curaçao [from Rathbun, 1930].
Actaea bifrons - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. J. Poupin October 2013, 1 sp., MNHN-IU-2013-16299, st. GB09 (6 m); 1 male 8.1x11.7 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-16300, st. GB32 (4 m), JL1457 (photo field, labo); 1 juvenile, MNHN-IU-2013-16298, st. GD22 (16 m), JL763 (photo field); 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-16305, st. GM08 (1 m); 1 female ov. 7.8x11.0 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-14531, st. GR11 (13 m), JL380; 1 male 7.1x10.3 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-16301, st. GR40 (53 m), JL1235 (photo field); 1 juvenile, MNHN-IU-2013-16304, st. GS07 (13 m); 1 male, MNHN-IU-2013-16302, st. GS12 (6 m), no JL; 1 juvenile, MNHN-IU-2013-16303, st. GS13 (50 m), no JL. - Martinique - Photo in situ, Y. Buske, 2014, Diamant, det. J. Poupin from photo (with hesitation); groupe BIOSPHERES, November 2015, coll. R. Ferry & Y. Buske, det. J. Poupin.

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