Zeuxo cf. kurilensis ( Kussakin & Tzareva 1974 ),

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: 70

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Zeuxo cf. kurilensis ( Kussakin & Tzareva 1974 )
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Zeuxo cf. kurilensis ( Kussakin & Tzareva 1974) 

( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 L–M)

Examined material. TA: 1254 individuals. CNCR 34810. Tr-Loc: M50- Chabihau, Yucatan , Mexico 21°22’4.329’’N 89°4’13.659’’W, five ♀,two ♀ o, two ♂, one juv, three man., 20 May 2005, 27 November 2005, 12 March 2006, coll. AV, SPGoogleMaps  ; Tr-Loc : M51- Santa Clara , Yucatan, Mexico 21°23’41.709’’N 88°53’21.159’’W, 431 ♀, 168 ♀ o, three ♀ m, 195 ♂, 135 juv, 100 man., 20 May 2005, 27 November 2005, 12 March 2006, coll. AV, SPGoogleMaps  ; Tr-Loc : M54- Dzilam , Yucatan, Mexico 21°32’35.659’’N 88°29’57.616’’W, 1♀, 15 May 2005, 13 November 2005, 13 March 2006, coll. AV, SPGoogleMaps  ; Tr-Loc : M55- Dzilam , Yucatan, Mexico 21°34’3.9’’N 88°22’39.608’’W, 52 ♀, eleven ♀ o, 15 ♂, nine juv, three man., 15 May 2005, 13 November 2005, 13 March 2006, coll. AV, SPGoogleMaps  ; Tr-Loc : M56- San Felipe , Yucatan, Mexico 21°34’32.739’’N 88°14’24.248’’W, two ♀, one ♂, 16 May 2005, 12 November 2005, 18 March 2006, coll. AV, SPGoogleMaps  ; Tr-Loc : M57- Rio Lagartos , Yucatan, Mexico 21°37’6.019’’N 88°5’36.016’’W, 55 16 ♀ o, 25 ♂, 14 juv, five man., 16 May 2005, 12 November 2005, 18 March 2006, coll. AV, SPGoogleMaps  ; collected at depths of 0.2–4 m, in coarse sand, medium sand, fine sand, and very fine sand, with Caulerpa  , H. wrightii  , Syringodium  , and T. testudinum  GoogleMaps 

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Local distribution. ( Table 1, Fig. 2View FIGURE 2).

Geographical distribution. Atlantic Ocean: Dade County (Virginia Key), Florida; GoM: Tuxpan-Lobos Protected Natural Area, Veracruz Reef System National Park, Bajos de Sisal Reef System; Caribbean Sea: Puerto Morelos Reef National Park and Quintana Roo coast; Pacific Ocean: Kuril Islands, Russia, Ioshi Island, Japan; Indian Ocean: Fadiffolu Atoll, Maldive Islands.

Recognition characters. Coxa of pereopod-1 with an anterior distinct lobe; dactylus of sixth pereopod with a row of six spines on lateral margin; pleon with two last pleonites reduced; uropod with four or five articles; male cheliped larger than in female.

Remarks. It inhabits between 0 and 100 m perpendicular to the shoreline, in coral rubble, mangrove roots, submerged wood, jetties, live bottoms, coral reefs, associated with invertebrates such as sponges A. clathrodes  , A. crassa  , C. nucula  , D. anchorata  , I. birotulata  , I. felix  , I. strobilina  , cnidarian such as E. flexuosa  and P. guadalupensis  , algae such as B. tenella  , C. racemosa  , C. cervicornis  , D. dichotoma  , D. obtusata  , H. spinella  , Rhipocephalus  , S. natans  and U. lactuca  , at depths 5 to 20 m.

References. Sieg (1980b); Heard et al. (2004); Suárez-Morales et al. (2004); García-Madrigal et al. (2005); Heard & Anderson (2009); Winfield et al. (2010); Winfield et al. (2013); Monroy-Velázquez et al. (2017); Winfield et al. (2017), Cházaro-Olvera et al. (2018).

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