Decapoda - Brachyura - Panopeidae - Tetraxanthus

Tetraxanthus rathbunae Chace, 1940



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 20-622 m. NCar–GMx, Antil, Brz

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 20-622 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: WA. North Carolina to Gulf of Mexico, Antilles, Brazil. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe). 20-622 m.
Tetraxanthus rathbunae - Poupin & Corbari, 2016: in press, Guadeloupe (first record for Lesser Antilles), Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4532, 11 June 2015, 16°30.06'N, 61°37.54'W, 367-362 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18837; st. CP4624, 26 June 2015, 15°56.23'N, 61°30.67'W, 242-243 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19116.
Comment: this is a new record for Guadeloupe. The determination is based on shape of carapace as illustrated in Rathbun (1930, pl. 184, fig. 1-3 as T. bidentatus, corrected into T. rathbunae by Chace, 1939, 1940).

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