Decapoda - Caridea - Hippolytidae - Trachycaris

Trachycaris rugosa (Spence Bate, 1888)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 20-713 m. Ber, SCar, GMx, Carib, Antil–Col

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 20-713 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas), Lesser Antilles, ICA (St Martin, Antigua, Martinique). 20-713 m. WA.
Platybema rugosus Bate, 1888: 579, North of Culebra, St Thomas [R/V Challenger, st. 24, dredge, 390 fathoms].
Trachycaris rugosus - Schmitt, 1924a:82, Antigua [English Harbor].
Trachycaris rugosa - Schmitt, 1945: 156, St Thomas [Also Culebra, Vieques]. - Criales, 1992, St Thomas, Barbados [Barbados, coll. Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918, English Harbor].
Trachycaris rugosa - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 14/04/2012, UF32097, photo dSTM_5222. - Martinique, scuba dive 2013, pre-det from photo J. Poupin (first id as Sicyonia ?brevirostris); Caye Grande Seche, photo Y. Buske, December 2014, pre-det from photo, D. Felder (T. ?rugosa); groupe BIOSPHERES, 2015, coll. R. Ferry (photo n°76), det. Poupin.
Not Trachycaris rugosus - Schmitt, 1924b: 68, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920] = Trachycaris restricta (A.Milne-Edwards, 1878), cf. Hothuis (1949: 239).

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