Invemar
Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research

FIRST RECORD OF PILUMNUS PANNOSUS RATHBUN (DECAPODA: BRACHYURA: PILUMNIDAE) FROM THE COLOMBIAN CARIBBEAN

Adriana Aguirre Aguirre, Nelson Manrique Rodríguez, Norella Cruz Castaño

Abstract


This paper reports Pilumnus pannosus Rathbun, a member of the family Pilumnidae, for the first time from the Colombian Caribbean. This report is based on specimens collected on the continental shelf of the Guajira Peninsula, where the species was found associated with seagrass meadows of Thalassia testudinum.

Keywords


Decapoda; Brachyura; Pilumnidae; Caribbean; Colombia

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DOI: 10.25268/bimc.invemar.2006.35.0.229

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