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Gastroptychus Formosus (Filhol, 1884) (Decapoda, Anomura, Chirostylidae): Taxonomic History and First Record From the Western Atlantic

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The rare chirostylid Gastroptychus formosus, until now known only from the eastern Atlantic, is reported for the first time from the western Atlantic, indicating a boreal circum-Atlantic distribution. This record also represents the first occurrence mentioned of any chirostylid in Canadian Pacific or Atlantic waters. The find was at a shallower depth than any previous occurrences for this species. The specimen has been deposited at the Atlantic Reference Centre, Huntsman Marine Science Centre, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada.

Affiliations: 1: Atlantic Reference Centre, Huntsman Marine Science Centre, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, EOG 2X0, Canada; 2: Instituto de Ciencias del Mar, Paseo Nacional s/n, E-08039 Barcelona, Spain


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