Scientia Marina, Vol 66, No 2 (2002)

The genus Paguristes (Crustacea: Decapoda: Diogenidae) from Cuba (Western Atlantic). A new record and a new species


https://doi.org/10.3989/scimar.2002.66n2135

María Eugenia Manjón-Cabeza
Departamento de Biología Animal. Facultad de Ciencias. Universidad de Málaga, Spain

José Enrique García Raso
Departamento de Biología Animal. Facultad de Ciencias. Universidad de Málaga, Spain

Juan Carlos Martínez Iglesias
Instituto de Oceanología de Cuba. Ministerio de Tecnología, Ciencia y Medio Ambiente, Cuba

Abstract


The present paper presents an overview of the studies on the genus Paguristes from the Caribbean Sea and more specifically from Cuban waters. Additionally, the hermit crabs belonging to the genus Paguristes collected during different surveys of the Instituto de Oceanología de Cuba on the Cuban coast have been listed. A new species of hermit crab, Paguristes hologuinensis sp. nov., is described and remarks on a new record, Paguristes paraguanensis MacLaughlin and Provenzano, 1974, are given.

Keywords


taxonomy; Paguristes; Caribbean Sea; Cuba

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