Decapoda - Brachyura - Epialtidae - Mocosoa

Mocosoa crebripunctata Stimpson, 1871

World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 20-131 m. S Fla, GMx, Brazil

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 20-131 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: WA. southern Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Brazil. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe). 20-131 m.
Mocosoa crebripunctata - Poupin & Corbari, 2016: in press, Guadeloupe (first record for Lesser Antilles), Karubenthos II 2015, st. DW4631, 27 June 2015, 15°49.16'N, 61°29.02'W, 90-95 m MNHN-IU-2013-19133.
Comment: this is a first record for Lesser Antilles. The species is rarely reported. The determination is based on photos of carapace, cheliped and frontal horns as illustrated in Rathbun (1925, pl. 49, fig. 3-4).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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