Anatanais, Nordenstam, 1930

Abarca-Ávila, Mónica Mariel, Herrera-Dorantes, María Teresa, Winfield, Ignacio & Ardisson, Pedro-Luis, 2019, Updated checklist and identification key of benthic tanaidaceans (Crustacea Peracarida) of the sublittoral zone of the northern Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Zootaxa 4711 (1), pp. 51-76: 69

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4711.1.2

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D0975F-FFE0-5859-89F1-D1E5BFABFD3E

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scientific name

Anatanais
status

 

Anatanais  sp.

Material examined. TA: 18 individuals. CNCR 35351. Tr-Loc: Madagascar, Yucatan, Mexico, 21°26’30.12’’N 90°17’25.9’’W, twelve individuals, 29 May 2012, coll. GR, IW, MA, UP, collected at 15 m depth; Tr-Loc: Sisal, Yucatan, Mexico, 21°20’54.4’’N 90°08’52.5’’W, two individuals, 30 May 2012, coll. GR, IW, MA, UP, collected at 9 m depth; Tr-Loc: Bocacha, Yucatan, Mexico, 21°19’17.3’’N 90°20’02.6’’W, two individuals, 04 June 2012, coll. GR, IW, MA, UP, collected at 8 m depth; Tr-Loc: Boyas, Yucatan, Mexico, 21°20’23.9’’N 89°40’42.0’’W, one individual, 05 June 2012, coll. GR, IW, MA, UP, collected at 4 m depth; Tr-Loc: Progreso, Yucatan, Mexico, 21°18’13.3’’N 89°39’59.9’’W, one individual, 05 June 2012, coll. GR, IW, MA, UP, collected at 1 m depth. These specimens were collected in algae such as B. tenella  , C. cervicornis  , and S. natans  , cnidaria such as P. guadalupensis  , coral rubble. The abundance of females and males was not recorded for this species.

Local distribution. Consult Cházaro-Olvera et al. (2018).

Geographical distribution. GoM: Veracruz Reef System National Park ; Caribbean Sea: Puerto Morelos  Reef National Park , Quintana Roo  .

Recognition characters. Coxa of pereopod-1 with or without an anterior lobe (depends on the species); pleon with two last pleonites reduced; uropod with four to nine articles (depends on the species); male cheliped larger than in female.

Remarks. This species occurs in algae, seagrass and coral rubble, at depths of 12 to 14 m.

References. Nordenstam (1930); Winfield et a l. (2013); Winfield et al. (2017); Cházaro-Olvera et al. (2018).

TA

Timescale Adventures Research and Interpretive Center

GR

Université J. Fourier - Grenoble I

MA

Real Jardín Botánico

UP

University of Papua and New Guinea