Cuapetes americanus ( Kingsley, 1878 ),

Vieira, Rony R. R., Ferreira, Rodrigo S. & D’Incao, Fernando, 2012, Pontoniinae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea) from Brazil with taxonomic key, Zootaxa 3149, pp. 1-38: 6

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.279517

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3512208

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scientific name

Cuapetes americanus ( Kingsley, 1878 )
status

 

Cuapetes americanus ( Kingsley, 1878) 

Anchistia americana  — Kingsley, 1878: 65.

Periclimenes (Harpilius) americanus  — Holthuis, 1951: 60 (full synonymy) Nizinski, 2003: 104.

Periclimenes americanus  — Borradaile, 1898: 283; Schmitt, 1935: 162; Chace, 1972: 31; Coelho & Ramos, 1972: 147; Ramos- Porto, 1980: 297; Williams, 1984: 83; Abele & Kim, 1986: 15; Martínez-Iglesias, 1986: 32; Ramos-Porto & Coelho, 1998: 338; Coelho et al., 2006: 50.

Kemponia americanus  — Bruce, 2004: 11 View Cited Treatment ; De Grave et al., 2006: 1422.

Kemponia americana  — Coelho Filho, 2006: 6; Almeida et al., 2007: 11 View Cited Treatment .

Cuapetes americanus  — Okuno, 2009: 67 –68; Román-Contreras & Martínez-Mayén, 2010.

Diagnosis. Rostrum straight, with apex slightly curved upward, overreaching end of antennular peduncle and overreaching end of scaphocerite, dorsal margin with 7 to 10 teeth, first 2 teeth placed behind the orbit, ventral margin with 2 or 3 teeth. Basal segment of antennular peduncle with stylocerite strong, almost reaching the half this segment and anterolateral margin with tooth that not reaches the half of second segment of antennular peduncle. Scaphocerite with strong distal tooth. Carapace with antennal and hepatic spines. Mandible without palp. First pereopods slender, unarmed and with fingers longer than palm. Second pereopods stronger and longer than first pair, with 3 to 4 teeth on cutting edge of dactylus. Third to fifth pereopods with simple dactyli. Abdomen with pleura of fifth somite acute. Telson with 2 pairs of dorsal spines and 3 pairs of spines on posterior margin.

Distribution. Western Atlantic: USA (from North Caroline to Florida), Bermuda, Mexico (Laguna de Términos, Quintana Roo), Honduras, Cuba (Batabanó Gulf), Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Tobago, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil (Amapá, to Pernambuco, Bahia [Camamu bay and Abrolhos], Espírito Santo and São Paulo) ( Figure 3View FIGURE 3). ( Holthuis, 1951; Williams, 1984; Ramos-Porto & Coelho, 1998; Martinez-Iglésia & García Raso, 1999; Nizinski, 2003; Bruce, 2004; Barba et al., 2005; De Grave, et al., 2006; Coelho et al., 2006; Coelho-Filho, 2006; Almeida et al., 2007.

Material examined. PARAÍBA. João Pessoa, Tambaú, Recife Picãozinho, 1 female, (MNRJ- 1084); PER- NAMBUCO. Itamaracá, Forte Orange, 1 male, 1 female, 2 ovigerous females, (MZUSP- 8975); BAHIA. Salvador, 1 male, 3 females, 1 ovigerous females, (MNRJ- 1001).

Ecological notes. The species occurs from shallow water to 300 m, inhabits sandy or rocky bottoms, tidal pools, coral reefs, often among calcareous algae, seaweed meadows softs, macroalgae and association with anemones, crinoids and sponges or free living and on mangrove roots. ( Chace, 1972; Coelho & Ramos, 1972; Criales, 1984; Ramos-Porto & Coelho, 1990; Barba et al., 2005).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Palaemonidae

Genus

Cuapetes

Loc

Cuapetes americanus ( Kingsley, 1878 )

Vieira, Rony R. R., Ferreira, Rodrigo S. & D’Incao, Fernando 2012
2012
Loc

Cuapetes americanus

Okuno 2009: 67
2009
Loc

Kemponia americana

Almeida 2007: 11
Coelho 2006: 6
2006
Loc

Kemponia americanus

De 2006: 1422
Bruce 2004: 11
2004
Loc

Periclimenes (Harpilius) americanus

Nizinski 2003: 104
Holthuis 1951: 60
1951
Loc

Periclimenes americanus

Ramos-Porto 1998: 338
Abele 1986: 15
Martinez-Iglesias 1986: 32
Williams 1984: 83
Porto 1980: 297
Chace 1972: 31
Coelho 1972: 147
Schmitt 1935: 162
Borradaile 1898: 283
1898
Loc

Anchistia americana

Kingsley 1878: 65
1878