Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Heteractaea

Heteractaea ceratopus (Stimpson, 1860)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009, Checklist) - 1-5 m. E Fla–Keys, Antil, Col.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-5 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: ICA (Guadeloupe, Barbados, Trinidad), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, Blanquilla, Tortuga, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba). 1-5 m. WA.
Pilumnus sp. - Desbonne, in Desbonne & Schramm, 1867: 33, pl. 3, fig. 9-10, Guadeloupe, [n°85-86 MNHN B 18829, dry collection; Guadeloupe] - Accepted (with ?) as Heteractaea ceratopus (Stimpson, 1860) in A. Milne-Edwards (1873-1881: 300).
Heteractaea ceratopus - A. Milne-Edwards, 1873-1881: 300, pl. 52, fig. 3, Guadeloupe. - Rathbun, 1921: 74, Barbados [Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918]. - Rathbun, 1924: 16, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Rathbun, 1930: 532, Guadeloupe, Barbados, Trinidad, Curaçao. - Rathbun, 1936: 386, Bonaire, Klein Bonaire, Aruba [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Chace, 1956: 157, Los Roques. - Guinot, 1968: 710, fig. 50, fig. 56, Guadeloupe [male 14.5x21 mm, after AME, pl. 52, fig. 3, and male pleopod fig. 56]. - Rodríguez, 1980: 366: 368, Cubagua, Los Roques, Curaçao [Los Roques, Curaçao from literature]. - Scelzo & Varela, 1988: 36, Blanquilla. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: tab. 1, Cubagua.

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