Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Allactaea

Allactaea lithostrata Williams, 1974



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 50-640 m. Ber, NCar–Fla Str, GMx, Antil–Brazil

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 50-640 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: WA. Bermuda, North Carolina to Florida Strait, Gulf of Mexico, Antilles to Brazil. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe), IOV (Tortuga). 50-640 m.
Allactaea lithostrota - Soto, 1986: 39(83), Tortuga [R/V Pillsbury, st. P-736, station 736, 10°57' N, 65° 52' W].
Allactaea lithostrota - Poupin & Corbari, 2016, in press, Guadeloupe (first record), Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. DW4596, 22 June 2015, 15°56.55'N, 61°21.76'W, 164-185 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19030.
Comment: this is a first record for Guadeloupe. This crab is very distinctive by the sculpturing of its carapace. A photograph is also available in Williams (1984: 398, fig. 311)

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database