Decapoda - Axiidea - Axiidae - Paraxiopsis

Paraxiopsis defensus ? (Rathbun, 1901)

World Distribution
Kensley (1996) - Dominican Republic; Puerto Rico, 15.5 m.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-80 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: ICA (?Guadeloupe). 1-16 m. Endemic/Antilles
Paraxiopsis ?defensus - Guadeloupe Karubenthos 2012, st. GD46, 10 m, JL1181, no MNHN, pre-det P.C. Dworschak from photo (April 2017).

French Guiana and surroundings areas: Guiana, Suriname, Brazil (Amapà)
Axius sp. – Takeda, 1983: 86, Suriname, French Guiana [Unresolved in later publications; arbitrarily listed here].
Axius defensus – Takeda, 1983: 86, Suriname, French Guiana [75–80 m; photo at the same page is Axius sp. but in remarks it is indicated “In the collections at hand is a specimen referable to A. defensus Rathbun, 1901, but the state of preservation is not good for the photographs”].
Axiopsis (Paraxiopsis) defensus Rathbun, 1901 accepted as Paraxiopsis defensus (Rathbun, 1901) in WoRMS (June, 2022).
Distribution/Habitat – WA; Marine; 1–80 m.

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