Overview

Comprehensive Description

Type locality

Near St Lucia, 773 m.

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Type Data

Holotype not found (? syntypes at MCZ).

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Synonymy

Galathodes erinaceus A. Milne Edwards, 1880: 53 (West Indies, 279–834 m), St Lucia, Frederickstadt, Nevis, St Lucia and St Vincent, 238–414 m).
Munidopsis erinacea. — Henderson, 1888: 149, pl. 16, figs 4, 4a (off Pernanbuco (= Recife), Brazil, 641 m). — A. Milne Edwards & Bouvier, 1894a: 275 (key). — A. Milne Edwards & Bouvier, 1897a: 67, pl. 7, figs 9–12 (Frederickstadt, Nevis, St Lucia and St Vincent, 279–834 m). — Boone, 1927: 60 (N of Glover Reef, 886 m). — Young, 1900: 407 (key), 411. — Benedict, 1902: 77 (key), 320 (list). — Doflein & Balss, 1913: 175 (list), 177 (table). — Schmitt, 1935: 179 (key), 179 (no record). — Chace, 1942: 90 (north coast of Cuba, 607–1107 m). — Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1970: 140 (key), 146, fig. 5-1 (northwest Gulf of Mexico, 512–860 m). — Takeda, 1983: 93, with fig. (off Suriname and French Guiana, 470 m). — Tavares & Campinho, 1998: 88, figs 1, 2 (Brazil and Carribean Sea, 592–830 m). — Boschi, 2000: 98 (list). — Serejo et al., 2007: 140 (off Espírito Santo, Brazil, 808 m).
Munidopsis erinaceus. — Pérez, 1927: 287 (no record). — Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1971: 6 (key). — Campos et al., 2005: 160, figs 122, 123 (Colombia, Caribbean Sea, 311–1574 m).

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 40 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 24 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 474.5 - 914
  Temperature range (°C): 5.693 - 11.120
  Nitrate (umol/L): 17.083 - 33.015
  Salinity (PPS): 34.736 - 35.312
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.826 - 3.627
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.488 - 2.205
  Silicate (umol/l): 10.443 - 27.040

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 474.5 - 914

Temperature range (°C): 5.693 - 11.120

Nitrate (umol/L): 17.083 - 33.015

Salinity (PPS): 34.736 - 35.312

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.826 - 3.627

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.488 - 2.205

Silicate (umol/l): 10.443 - 27.040
 
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