Decapoda - Brachyura - Pinnotheridae - Austinixa

Austinixa aidae (Righi, 1967)



World Distribution
Peiró & Mantelatto (2011) - Brazil. - Palacios Theil et al. (2016), Margarita).

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with crustacea

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-2 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: IOV (Margarita). 0-2 m. WA.
Austinixa aidae - Palacios Theil et al., 2016: 4, tab. 2, Margarita.
Comment: Associated with the burrows of the ghost shrimp Callichirus major (Say, 1818). This species is considered as a senior synonym of A. hardyi (cf. Harrison & Hanley, 2005), not accepted in Palacios Theil et al. (2009). A study of the population dynamics of this pea crab in Brazil is in Peiró & Mantelatto (2011).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database