Decapoda - Brachyura - Epialtidae - Sphenocarcinus

Sphenocarcinus corrosus A. Milne-Edwards, 1878



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009, Checklist) - 165-365 m. NCar, N GMx, Barb, Col.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 165-365 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: WA. North Carolina, northern Gulf of Mexico, Colombia. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, Montserrat, Barbados, Grenada). 165-365 m.
Sphenocarcinus corrosus A. Milne-Edwards, 1878: 136, pl. 17, fig. 5, Barbados [R/V Hassler … à l'aide de la drague, à 100 brasses]. - A. Milne-Edwards, 1880a: 4, Barbados [R/V Hassler, 100 brasses]. - A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1923: 378, Montserrat, Barbados, Grenada [R/V Blake, st. 158, Montserrat, 148 brasses; Grenades, 92 brasses]. - Rathbun, 1925: 187, pl. 62, pl. 223, fig. 3-5, Barbados [R/V Hassler]. - Poupin & Corbari, 2016: in press, Guadeloupe (first record), Karubenthos II 2015, st. DW4592, 22 June 2015, 15°58.74'N, 61°21.82'W, 214-201 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19017; st. CP4623, 26 June 2015, 15°55.72'N, 61°31.02'W, 217-182 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19106; st. DW4555, 15 June 2015, 16°23.53'N, 60°49.67'W, 258-100 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18927.
Comment: this is a first record for Guadeloupe but the species was already reported from several islands in the Lesser Antilles.

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