Decapoda - Brachyura - Chasmocarcinidae - Chasmocarcinus

Chasmocarcinus typicus Rathbun, 1898



World Distribution
Rathbun (1918) - Off Trinidad and Cape Frio Brazil, 31-59 fathoms.
Ng & Castro (2016, Zootaxa) - West Indies (Anguilla) to Brazil (south to Rio Grande do Sul). Depth: 9?380 m.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 9-380 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: ICA (Anguilla, Trinidad). 50-296 m. WA.
Chasmocarcinus typicus Rathbun, 1898: 286, Trinidad [R/V Albatross, st. 2121-2122, 31-34 fathoms]. - Rathbun, 1918: 56, Trinidad [R/V Albatross, Feb. 3, 1884, st. 2121-2122, 31-34 fathoms]. - A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1923: 343, Trinidad [31-34 brasses]. - Ng & Castro, 2016: 14, Anguilla, Trinidad.
Chasmocarcinus chacei Felder & Rabalais, 1986: 549, Anguilla (questionable record, 296 m) [R/V Oregon II, st. 5913, off Anguilla, 18°11'N, 63°15'W, 296 m, 25/02/1956, 1 exuviae, here listed tentatively as C. chacei USNM 228470] - Not Chasmocarcinus chacei fide Ng & Castro (2016: 18, 'this record actually represents C. typicus).

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