Decapoda - Brachyura - Sesarmidae - Metagrapsus

Metagrapsus curvatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)

World Distribution
(Sasaki, 2019, list) - Atlantic, West Africa (Senegal, Nigeria ...). WA, Martinique, Lesser Antilles, (Martinique doubtful, probably a location error)

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

Vertical range : Intertidal - Min-Max observed: 0-2 m

Lesser Antilles data
Metagrapsus pectinatus H. Milne Edwards, 1853: 189, Martinique - Accepted as Metagrapsus curvatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) in WoRMS (August, 2022).

Comment(s) on data
Not in Poupin, 2018, checklist. See alson Kingsley, 1880: 212 [Sarmatium pectinatum H.M.E, 1853]; record in WA seems limited to Martinique in HME. Probably an error of location for this species that must be restricted to West Africa.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database