Decapoda - Anomura - Munidopsidae - Munidopsis

Munidopsis robusta (A. Milne Edwards, 1880)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 110-4708 m, NCar–Fla Str, GMx, Carib–nS Am. - Lesser Antilles, ICA (Grenada).

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 110-4708 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: northern Carolina to Florida Strait, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea to northern South America. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, Grenada). 110-4708 m. WA.
Galathodes robusta A. Milne Edwards, 1880a: 54, Grenada [R/V Blake, st. 258, 159 brasses, 291 m].
Munidopsis robusta - A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1897a: 69, pl. 6, figs 15–20, pl. 7, fig. 1, Grenada [R/V Blake, 291 m]. - Baba et al., 2008: 157, Grenada [Catalog].
Munidopsis robusta - Guadeloupe (first record), Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. DW4630, 27 June 2015, 15°48.07'N, 61°28.81'W, 428-379 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19128.
Comment: cardiac and intestinal spines of carapace are much more prononced that on Mayo (1974: 258, fig. 38) but overall the specimen agree with M. robusta already reported in Lesser Antilles at similar depth.

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