Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Macrobrachium

Macrobrachium faustinum (de Saussure, 1857)



World Distribution
Chace & Hobbs (1969: 106, US Natl. Mus. Bull.) - West Indies (Andros I., Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Saint Thomas, Saint Croix, Dominica, Saint Lucia I., Saint Vincent, Barbados, Grenada, Tobago, Bonaire, Curaçao). - De Grave, S. 2013. Macrobrachium faustinum. The IUCN Red List - The species occurs from Florida, southwards across the Caribbean islands, with the only South American mainland record being from Venezuela and Colombia (de Melo 2003, Valencia and Campos 2007).

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

Vertical range : Land & Freshwater - Min-Max observed: 0-0 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, St Croix); Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, St Lucia, St Vincent, Barbados, Grenada, Tobago), IOV (Bonaire, Curaçao). Freshwater. WA.
Palaemon spinimanus Latreille, 1818 - H. Milne Edwards, 1837: 399 'Antilles et les côtes du Brésil' [part = M. faustinum, cf. De Grave & Fransen, 2011: 323].
Bithynis spinimanus - Pocock, 1889: 10, Dominica.
?Palaemon lamarrei M. Edw - Doflein, 1899: 177, Martinique [Macrobrachium lamarrei (H. Milne Edwards, 1837 is indo-pacific; Doflein record is obviously not this species; perhaps M. ?faustinum].
Macrobrachium faustinum - Chace & Holthuis, 1948: 23, Bonaire [Coll. P. Hummelinck; also Macrobrachiums sp. near faustinum, probably a new species]. - Holthuis, 1952: 88, St Thomas, St Croix, St Lucia, Dominica, Grenada, Barbados, Tobago, Bonaire, Curaçao. - Chace & Hobbs, 1969: 102, St Thomas, St Croix, Dominica, St Lucia, St Vincent, Barbados, Grenada, Tobago, Bonaire, Curagao. - Chace, 1972: 20, Tobago. - Lévêque, 1974: 45, Guadeloupe. - Carvacho, 1979: 447, Guadeloupe. - Hart, 1980: tab. 2, Tobago. - Lim et al., 2002: 46, tab 2, Martinique [dans presque tous les grands cours d'eau, préférence pour les milieux calmes et profonds]. - Debrot, 2003: 71, Curaçao. - Carré, 2005: 23, Martinique. - Monti et al., 2010: 32, 62, Guadeloupe.

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