Decapoda - Brachyura - Parthenopidae - Leiolambrus

Leiolambrus punctatissimus (Owen, 1839)

World Distribution
Boschi (2000) - Eastern Pacific: Cortes, Panamic (5, 6). Also Cubagua?

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 22-112 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: IOV (?Cubagua). 22-112 m. EP species, doubtul in WA, ?Invasive.
Leiolambrus punctatissimus - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: appendix, Cubagua [From a technical report, not seen].
Comment: Leiolambrus punctatissimus is an EP species with Leiolambrus nitidus as analogous species in WA (cf. Rathbun, 1925: 543). WA record (Cubagua) of L. punctatissimus must be confirmed (? invasive species).

Comment(s) on data
Wehrtmann and Cortes, 2009 - Authors list a depth range of 22-112 m for Leiolambrus punctatissimus, with habitats of muddy bottom and sandy bottom.
Technical report in Hernández-Ávila et al. (2007) is Marcana (1997).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database