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A. Milne Edwards, 1880

Zoea [Euchirograpsus americanus]
¥ Number of stages in the zoeal phase: 5(6).
¥ Morphological characters of first zoea [Table 9 First zoeae of Grapsidae]:
Antennal endopod rudimentary compared to antennal protopod.
Carapace with lateral spines.
Maxilla (mx2) endopod setation: 2, 3.
First maxilliped (mxp1) basipod setation: 2, 2, 2, 2.
First maxilliped (mxp1) endopod setation: 2, 2, 1, 2, 5.

Megalopa [no illustration available]
¥ Number of stages in the megalopal phase: 1.
Morphological characters of megalopa not described.

Larval stages described by Wilson, 1980.

Geographical distribution of adult
Occidental Atlantic: North and South Carolina, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, The West Indies, Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul).

Depth range of adult
30 - 510 m.

Euchirograpsus americanus