Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Garthiope

Garthiope spinipes (A. Milne-Edwards, 1880)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009, Checklist) - Western Atlantic, 1-82 m. Ber, Fla Keys, W GMx, Antil, Brazil.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-82 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: ICA (Guadeloupe), IOV (Curaçao). 1-82 m. WA.
Pilumnus andrewsii - Rathbun, 1924: 16, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920] - Pilumnus andrewsii Rathbun, 1898 is accepted as Garthiope spinipes (A. Milne-Edwards, 1880) in WoRMS (2016).
Micropanope spinipes - Rathbun, 1930: 445, Curaçao. - Grajal & Laughlin, 1984: 226, Los Roques.
Garthiope spinipes - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. J. Poupin October 2013 - 1 female 4.5x6.1 mm,MNHN-IU-2013-16284, st. GS13 (50 m), no JL, det. using Guinot (1990: 472, key), outer face of larger chela smooth (photo labo); 1 F (molting, broken, bad condition), MNHN-IU-2013-16285; st. GS15 (in MNHN, 27 m) or st. GS19 (8 m), no JL (red remains at base of dactyl of big chela, as in 1 female in GS13); ? 1 male juv, 1 sp. juv, MNHN-IU-2013-16286, st. GB12 (14 m), no JL (upper margin of palm denticulated, unlike other G. spinipes: juvenile character?).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database