Decapoda - Anomura - Munidopsidae - Munidopsis

Munidopsis ramahtaylorae Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1971



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 200-649 m. E GMx, S of Cuba, L Antil

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 200-649 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: eastern Gulf of Mexico, south of Cuba. Lesser Antilles, ICA (St Barthélemy, Saba, Guadeloupe). 200-649 m. WA.
Munidopsis ramahtaylorae - Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1971: 11, between Saba, St Barthélemy [R/V Oregon, between Saba, St Barthélemy 17°46'N, 62°59'W, 649-667 m, 18 May 1967]. - Mayo, 1974: 237, St Barthélemy. - Baba et al., 2008: 156, Lesser Antilles [Catalog]. - Felder et al., 2009: 1066, Lesser Antilles.
Munidopsis ramahtaylorae - Guadeloupe (first record), Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4512, 8 June 2015, 16°12.57'N, 61°53.54'W, 532-409 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18788, st. CP4522, 9 June 2015, 16°37.6'N, 61°48.3'W, 716-650 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18822; st. DW4602, 23 June 2015, 16°2.67'N, 61°16.01'W, 670-507 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19037.
Comment: the holotype of this species is from R/V Oregon collections off Saba-St Barthélemy and this is apparently the first record in Lesser Antilles since that time.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database