Grapsidae MacLeay, 1838, MacLeay, 1838

Alves, Maria De Lourdes, Ramos-Porto, Marilena & Viana, Girlene Fábia Segundo, 2008, Checklist of the Decapods (Crustacea) from the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago, Brazil, Zootaxa 1881, pp. 43-68: 64-65

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.184217

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Grapsidae MacLeay, 1838
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Family Grapsidae MacLeay, 1838  

Geograpsus lividus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)  

Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 448

Previous record: Rathbun, 1918: 232.

Examined material: JAN/ 92: Praia da Atalaia, 1 male. MAR / 92: Praia do Leão, 1 male, 1 female. AUG/ 92: Praia do Porto, 1 male.

Habitat: Between rocky blocks; under rock, in bottom sand-muddy.

Goniopsis cruentata (Latreille, 1803)  

Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 449.

Previous records: Rathbun, 1918: 237; Melo, 1996: 449, 1998: 498.

Examined material: JUN/ 92: Baía do Sueste, 2 males, 3 females. AUG/ 92: Baía do Sueste, 35 specimens. AUG/ 93: Baía do Sueste, 1 male, 1 female (ovigerous).

Habitat: In mangrove, the root or trunk of the trees, in slimy bottom.

Observations: Rarely observed during the day; collected always at night.

Grapsus grapsus (Linnaeus, 1758)  

Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 450.

Previous records: Pocock, 1890: 512 [as Grapsus maculatus (Catesby, 1771)   ]; Moreira, 1901: 39; Rathbun, 1918: 227; Coelho, 1967 / 69: 235; Coelho and Ramos, 1972: 201; Fausto Filho, 1974: 14; Melo, 1996: 450, 1998: 499; Coelho et al., 2002: 445.

Examined material: NOV/ 91: Praia da Atalaia, 2 males; Praia do Leão, 1 male, 1 female; Praia da Caieira, 5 specimens. MAR / 92: Baía do Sueste, 6 specimens; Praia do Boldró: 15 specimens. JUN/ 92: Praia da Conceição, 1 female; Praia do Cachorro, 5 specimens. SEP/ 92: Praia do Leão, 3 specimens. DEC/ 92: Praia do Meio, 6 specimens. JAN/ 93: Praia da Atalaia, 9 specimens. MAR / 93: Enseada do Abreu, 1 male. AUG/ 93: Praia do Porto, 5 specimens; Praia da Caieira, 7 specimens. JAN/ 2000: Baía do Sueste, Praia da Atalaia, Praia Cacimba do Padre, Baía do Sancho and Praia do Leão: several specimens observed, not collected.

Habitat: On rocks, in seaweed, and in reefs environments.

Observations: Observed in all the studied areas; common in the majority of beaches, juveniles as well as adults.

Pachygrapsus transversus (Gibbes, 1850)  

Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 454.

Previous records: Fausto Filho, 1974: 13; Williams: 1984: 459. Examined material: DEC/ 92: Praia do Porto, 1 male, 1 female; Praia do Leão, 2 males. JAN/ 92: Praia da Atalaia, 1 male, 5 females; Praia do Cachorro, 2 females. MAR / 92: Praia do Boldró, 2 males, 1 female; Baía do Sueste, 1 male, 1 female (ovigerous). JUN/ 92: Praia do Leão, 2 males. AUG/ 92: Praia da Caieira, 1 male. DEC/ 92: Praia da Conceição, 2 males, 1 female. MAR / 93: Praia do Leão, 1 male. AUG/ 93: Praia da Atalaia, 1 male, 1 female; Praia da Caieira, 3 males, 1 female (ovigerous). Jan/ 2000: Baía do Sueste: 1 specimen; Praia da Caieira: 1 specimen observed, not collected.

Habitat: On seaweed; under and inside of rocky blocks; between mussels; in bottom sand-muddy. Observed in the more eroded parts of reefs.

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