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Pyromaia cuspidata (dartnose pear crab)

Synonyms: Inachoides brevirostrum; Inachoides magdalenensis

Wikipedia Abstract

Pyromaia cuspidata, also known as the dartnose pear crab, is a species of crab in the family Inachoididae. This crab appears similar to Anasimus latus. It is a long-legged crab with a trident-shaped rostrum, and occurs in Atlantic waters from North Carolina to west Florida, and in the Gulf of Mexico through the Yucatán Peninsula down to Nicaragua. It is also found in Cuban waters. This species lives in depths of 27–549 metres ( ) on bottoms of mud, sand, or pebbles.
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Western Atlantic Ocean;



Species recognized by Davie, Peter, , WoRMS Brachyura: World List of marine Brachyura in Catalog of Life 2011
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