Decapoda - Dendrobranchiata - Sergestidae - Challengerosergia

Challengerosergia hansjacobi (Vereshchaka, 1994)

World Distribution
Vereshchaka (1994) - Western Atlantic, including Virgin Islands (St Croix), Lesser Antilles, ICA (fig. 2), 500-1000 m
Vereshchaka (2000, Galathea Report), according to Fig. 73, p. 179, Western Atlantic, potentially all Lesser Antilles (ICA, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Martin, St Barthélemy), French Guiana

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Pelagic or bathypelagic

Vertical range : Pelagic or bathypelagic - Min-Max observed: 500-1000 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Western Atlantic. Lesser Antilles, VGI (St Croix), ICA (Guadeloupe). 500-1000 m. WA.
Sergia hansjacobi Vereshchaka, 1994: 11, between St Croix, Guadeloupe [map fig. 2; Dana-I Expedition, st. 1174 to st. 1314].
Sergia ?hansjacobi - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4644, 28 June 2015, 15°46.96'N, 61°5.11'W, 898-835 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19172.
Comment: Karubenthos specimen is attributed with reserve to Sergia hansjacobi Vereshchaka, 1994 based on shape of rostrum, aspect of carapace, 1 dorsodistal spine on tergite 6, and previous regional records. However, this identification needs to be checked with the specimen and Vereshchaka (1994: 75) key.

French Guiana and surroundings areas: Guiana, Suriname, Brazil (Amapà)
Sergia hansjacobi – Vereshchaka, 2000: 179, fig. 3, potentially Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil Amapá [From distribution map].

Distribution/Habitat – Worldwide; Marine (pelagic); 500–1000 m.

Comment(s) on data
New genus Challengerosergia Vereshchaka, Olesen & Lunina, 2014 (Plos One,

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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