Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Achelous

Achelous tumidulus Stimpson, 1871



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 1-75 m, Ber, S Fla–GMx, Antil, Carib–Brazil

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-75 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas), ICA (St Martin, St Eustatius, Guadeloupe, Martinique), IOV (Cubagua, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba). 1-75 m. WA.
Cronius bispinosus - Nobili, 1898: 2, St Thomas [coll. Duchassaing] - Cronius bispinosus Miers, 1886 accepted as Achelous tumidulus Stimpson, 1871 in WoRMS (2016).
Cronius tumidulus - Rathbun, 1920a: 18, St Eustatius, Curaçao, Aruba [coll. J. Boeke]. - Rathbun, 1930: 142, pl. 64, St Thomas, St Eustatius, Curaçao, Aruba [coll. R/V Albatross, St Thomas, 17-24 Jan. 1884]. - Rathbun, 1933: 51, St Thomas. - Rathbun, 1936: 383, Bonaire [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Chace, 1956: 155, Los Roques. - Rodríguez, 1980: 326, Bonaire, Curaçao [from literature]. - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: tab. 1, Cubagua. - Vaslet et al., 2013: 245, annexe 3, Guadeloupe [from Bourgeois-Lebel 1982, not seen].
Achelous tumidulus - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 16/04/2012, UF32157, photo dSTM_2676; 20/04/2012, UF32325, photo dSTM_3818 - Martinique, photo in situ Y. Buske, October 2015, det. J. Poupin, February 2016 [based on blue band on fingers of chelipeds].

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