Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Opecarcinus hypostegus

Classification

Opecarcinus [genus] (1)
hypostegus [species]

Classification

Opecarcinus [genus] (1)
hypostegus [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten

  • Publications

    • Legall, N., Poupin, J. 2017. CRUSTA: Database of Crustacea (Decapoda and Stomatopoda), with special interest for those collected in French overseas territories. [link]
    • Meij, S.E.T. van der 2014. Host species, range extensions, and an observation of the mating system of Atlantic shallow-water gall crabs (Decapoda: Cryptochiridae). Bulletin of Marine Science 90(4): 1001-1010.
    • Moorsel, G.W.N.M. van, Meij, S.E.T. van der 2018. The stony coral Agaricia tenuifolia Dana, 1848 as a new gall crab host (Decapoda: Cryptochiridae). Nauplius 26: 1-4.
    • Poupin, J. 2018. Les crustacés décapodes des Petites Antilles, avec de nouvelles observations pour Saint Martin, la Guadeloupe, la Martinique. 261. Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris.
    • Tienderen, K.M. van, Meij, S.E.T. van der 2015. Occurrence patterns of coral-dwelling gall crabs (Cryptochiridae) over depth intervals in the Caribbean. 24. PeerJ.