Decapoda - Brachyura - Inachoididae - Aepinus

Aepinus septemspinosus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1878)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009, Checklist) - 10-85 m. NCar–GMx, Bah, Antil–Brazil.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 10-85 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas), ICA (St Martin, Guadeloupe). 10-85 m. WA.
Aepinus septemspinosus - Rathbun, 1925: 92, pl. 32, fig. 3-4, pl. 219, fig. 1-3, St Thomas. - Carmona-Suárez & Poupin, 2016: 364, St Martin, Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, 1 female ov. 5.8 x 4.1 mm MNHN-IU-2013-11301 (lot JL217); first identification as ‘Podochela sp.’ ex. MNHN-5484, in loan with D. Felder April 2014), st. GD02, 80 m.
Aepinus septemspinosus - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 19/04/2012, UF32285, photo dSTM_6260.

Comment(s) on data
det Carmona-Suarez, Besse 2013 = Euprognatha ?rastellifera, Aepinus septemspinosus and Podochela ?gracilipes.
Re-det Poupin, April 2014, from specimen - MNHN-IU-2013-5484, st. GD02 (80 m), JL217, 1 F ov. 5.8x4.1 mm with spines of carapace much longer, photo labo = Aepinus septemspinosus, now MNHN-IU-2013-11301 (plus 2 M = Euprognatha ?rastellifera).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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