Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Atergatis

Atergatis granulatus De Man, 1889

World Distribution
(Sasaki, 2022) - IWP, Mauritius, Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Christmas Is. Also Guam, Marianas from FLMNN (G. Paulay).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-10 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Atergatis granulatus - French Polynesia, Sociey, Moorea, 1 m, lagoon, under coral stone, photo and det. Adrien Cantat, July 2023.

Comment(s) on data
Mendoza et al. (2014, Raffles Bulletin) - The entirely granular carapace, with non-cristate anterolateral margins and no epibranchial teeth, is diagnostic for this species.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database