Decapoda - Brachyura - Pinnotheridae - Laminapinnixa

Laminapinnixa vanderhorsti (Rathbun, 1922)

World Distribution
Rathbun (1922, 1924) - Curaçao only. No depth range, in sand. Intertidal

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with echinoderms

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

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: IOV (Curaçao). Intertidal. Only/IOV.
Pinnixa vanderhorsti Rathbun, 1922: 104, Curaçao. - Rathbun, 1924: 17, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Rodríguez, 1980: 374, Curaçao.
Laminapinnixa vanderhorsti - McDermott, 2014: 377, Curaçao [Type lost].
Comment: A species affiliated to Pinnixa floridana. See McDermott (2014) comments under Laminapinnixa faxoni.

Comment(s) on data
Check associate with echinoderms, polychaetes?
all specimens of P. faxoni and P. vanderhorsti were lost in the mail many years ago, during their return to the Smithsonian Institution after being on loan (Rafael Lemaitre, Curator of Crustacea, USNM, pers. comm. 2013

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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