Decapoda - Brachyura - Inachoididae - Pyromaia

Pyromaia vogelsangi Türkay, 1968

World Distribution
Türkay (1968) - Margarita, no depth indicated, presumed to be in shallow waters, as for remaining species of this collection.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-10 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: IOV (Margarita). no depth range, shallow waters. Only/IOV.
Pyromaia vogelsangi Türkay, 1968: 254, Margarita [coll. Dr. Vogelsang, 1968].
Comment: This species apparently never listed since its description and not included in futher revisions of the Venezulan fauna, including Margarita Island (Rodríguez, 1980; Hernández et al, 1999; Lira et al., 2013). According to Türkay it is affiliated to Pyromaia arachna Rathbun, 1924. The specimens 1 male holotype (SMF 4344), 2 males, 2 females paratypes (SMF 4345) are deposited at the Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt (SMF).

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