Zoea [Planes cyaneus]
¥ Number of stages in the zoeal phase: 1, but with additional undescribed stages.
¥ Morphological characters of first zoea [Table 9 First zoeae of Grapsidae]:
Antennal endopod rudimentary compared to antennal protopod.
Carapace without lateral spines.
Maxilla (mx2) endopod setation: 2, 2.
First maxilliped (mxp1) basipod setation: 2, 2, 2, 2.
First maxilliped (mxp1) endopod setation: 1, 2, 1, 2, 5.
Megalopa [no illustration available]
¥ Number of stages in the megalopal phase: 1, however, incompletely described.
Morphological characters of megalopa not described.
Larval stages described by Konishi and Minagawa, 1990.
Geographical distribution of adult
Occidental Atlantic: Brazil (Rio Grande do Norte to Rio Grande do Sul), Uruguay and Argentina
Oriental Atlantic: Tropical Africa and Santa Helena Island; IP and OP: California, Peru and Chile.
Depth range of adult
Intertidal zone - 15 m.