Decapoda - Brachyura - Pilumnidae - Pilumnus

Pilumnus reticulatus Stimpson, 1860



World Distribution
Rathbun (1930: 522), West Indies and Caribbean sea (St Thomas, Virgin Islands, Curaçao), Panama, Brazil, Patagonia. Virgin Islands (St Thomas), Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe), IOV (Curaçao)

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-20 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, St Croix), ICA (Guadeloupe), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, Curaçao). 1-20 m. WA.
Pilumnus reticulatus Stimpson, 1860: 214, St Thomas [coll. A.H. Riise]. - A. Milne-Edwards, 1873-1880: 294, St Thomas. - Rathbun, 1930: 521, St Thomas, Curaçao. - Rathbun, 1933: 73, St Thomas. - Rodríguez, 1980: 367, Margarita. - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: tab. 1, Cubagua.
Pilumnus fragosus A. Milne-Edwards, 1880 (1873-1880): 296, pl. 52, fig. 1, St Thomas. - Nobili, 1898: 2, St Thomas [coll. Duchassaing]. - Accepted as Pilumnus reticulatus Stimpson, 1860 in WoRMS (2016).
Pilumnus reticulatus forma fragosa - Rathbun, 1933: 73, St Thomas, St Croix.
Pilumnus reticulatus - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, st. GM02, 1 m, JL26.
Comment: Guadeloupe specimen (Karubenthos 2012, st. GM02), was pre-determined by J. Poupin (October 2013) as Pilumnus aff. Gemmatus, corrected by D. Felder (from photo 28/03/2014) to more probably Pilumnus reticulatus. This specimen was not retreived in MNHN collection.

Comment(s) on data
Pilumnus tessellatus A. Milne-Edwards, 1873-1880: 295, pl. 51, fig. 2 (Brazil) - accepted as Pilumnus reticulatus Stimpson, 1860

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