Decapoda - Caridea - Nematocarcinidae - Nematocarcinus

Nematocarcinus cursor A. Milne-Edwards, 1881



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 542-1943 m. NCar–GMx, Antil–nS Am, W Afr

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Pelagic or bathypelagic

Vertical range : Pelagic or bathypelagic - Min-Max observed: 542-1943 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: North Carolina to Gulf of Mexico, Antilles, northern South America, western Africa. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Nevis, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Vincent, Barbados). 542-1943 m. ATL.
Nematocarcinus cursor A. Milne-Edwards, 1881: 14, Lesser Antilles [R/V Blake, 'Cette espèce est commune à une profondeur de 500 brasses']. - A. Milne-Edwards, 1883, pl. 36/37, Antilles [R/V Blake, 500 brasses; pl. 37 fide Forest & Holthuis (1997)]. - Faxon, 1896: 160, Nevis, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Vincent, Barbados [R/V Blake, 209-583 fathoms]. - Crosnier & Forest, 1973: 105, Nevis [R/V Blake, st. 151, Nevis, 670 mètres, typiques].
Nematocarcinus cursor - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4522, 9 June 2015, 16°37.6'N, 61°48.3'W, 716-650 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18809; st. CP4617, 25 June 2015, 16°20.98'N, 60°44.95'W, 874-830 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19081.
Comment: shape of rostrum for Karubenthos II specimen is as described by Crosnier & Forest (1973) and Pequegnat (1970).

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