Decapoda - Caridea - Gnathophyllidae - Gnathophylloides

Gnathophylloides mineri Schmitt, 1933



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - Western Atlantic, 0-2 m, SE Fla–GMx, Carib - Also Indo-West Pacific (Zanzibar, Hawaii, Japan - Hachijo Island), French Polynesia. Los Roques

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with echinoderms

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-94 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Gnathophylloides mineri - Unpublished sp., coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, 2002, Austral Islands, stn DW1880, Marotiri rocks, 90-94 m, det. A. Crosnier, February 2004 (sp. in MNHN). - Kato & Okuno, 2001: 20 (Hachijo Is., Japan; photographs).

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: ICA (St Martin, St Eustatius, Antigua, Martinique, St Lucia, Barbados, Tobago), IOV (Los Roques, Curaçao). 1-94 m. Pantropical.
Gnathophylloides mineri - Chace, 1956: 151, Los Roques. - Chace, 1972: 52, Antigua, St Lucia, Tobago. - Rodríguez, 1980: 130, Barbados [in distribution]. - Carvacho, 1982: 18, Martinique. - Rodríguez, 1986, tab. 2, Los Roques. - Brinkmann & Fransen, 2016: 438, Curaçao. - Faasse, 2016: 52, St Eustatius.
Gnathophylloides mineri - Martinique - Photo in situ Y. Buske, det. Poupin from; groupe BIOSPHERES, 2015, coll. R. Ferry, det. Poupin (photo December 2015, n°2). - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 21/04/2012, UF32389, Photo dSTM_6858. - Curaçao - C. Fransen webpages 2013 at https://science.naturalis.nl/en/people/scientists/charles-fransen/.

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1880 — Crosnier A, Mel Crosnier du 16/02/04.

Comment(s) on data
Echinoderm associate (Sea urchin Tripneusestes)

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database