Decapoda - Brachyura - Inachoididae - Euprognatha

Euprognatha gracilipes A. Milne-Edwards, 1878



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009, Checklist) - 51-368 m. S Fla, GMx, Antil, Brz.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 51-368 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: WA. Southern Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Antilles, Brazil. Lesser Antilles, VGI (St Croix), ICA (Guadeloupe, Dominica, Barbados). 51-368 m.
Euprognatha gracilipes - A. Milne-Edwards, 1880a: 7, St Croix, Dominica, Barbados [R/V Blake, 69-118 brasses]. - A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1923: 375, St Croix, Dominica, Barbados [R/V Blake, st. 132, Santa Cruz, 115 brasses; st. 177, Dominique, 118 brasses; st. 272, 278, Barbades, 69-76 m]. - Rathbun, 1921: 81, Barbados [Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918]. - Rathbun, 1925: 101, pl. 34, fig. 3-4, Saint Croix, Barbados. - Santana & Tavares, 2008: 318, St Croix, Dominica, Barbados. - Carmona-Suárez & Poupin, 2016: 365, Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, 1 male, 2 ov. females, st. GD69, 28 May 2012, 16°15.97'N, 61°10.18'W, 60 m, MNHN-IU-2013-13092. - Poupin & Corbari, 2016: in press, Guadeloupe (first record), Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. DW4578, 17 June 2015, 16°20.62'N, 60°54.12'W, 250-119 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18977; st. DW4613, 25 June 2015, 16°24.16'N, 60°50.1'W, 210-240 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19060.
Comment: this species was already recognized around Guadeloupe after Karubenthos 2012 (dredge at 60 m). Present determination is based on figures in by Rathbun (1925: 668, pl. 34, fig. 3-4).

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