Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Oplophoridae - Acanthephyra

Acanthephyra eximia Smith, 1884



Distribution : Hanamura & Evans (1994); Eldredge & DeFelice (Internet); Poupin (1996; 1998); Burukovsky (1990) - Throughout tropical and subtropical waters of the world; Hawaii; French Polynesia; Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 24░58'-25░54' S / 84░22'-89░12' W - Deep (500-800 m).

Selected Reference(s)
Acanthephyra eximia. - Poupin, J., 1996a: 4, pl. 1e. - French Polynesia
Acanthephyra eximia. - Poupin, J., 1996b: 4, pl. 1e. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Sala y Gomez; Austral (Rapa, Tubuai); Marquesas (Eiao, Nuku Hiva); Tuamotu (Fangataufa, Hao, Moruroa) - Marine; Bathypelagic (720-1300m).

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Acanthephyra eximia - Burukovsky, 1990: 194 (Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 24░58'-25░54' S / 84░22'-89░12' W; 500-800 m). - Parin et al., 1997: 162, tab. 3 (List of Decapoda for the Nazca and Sala y G˛mez submarine ridges). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Acanthephyra eximia - Poupin et al., 1990: 15 (French Polynesia; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin, 1996b: 4, pl. 1e (Fangataufa, Hao, Moruroa; 720-1050m) - Poupin, 1998: 9 (Checklist; coll. Y. Plessis, 14/05/79, det. A. Crosnier, MNHN Na7259; Tubuai; 800m). - Unpublished specimens in MNHN collection, det. A. Crosnier, coll. MUSORSTOM 9 Expedition 1998: Nuku Hiva I., st. CP1195, 800 m, Eiao I., st. CP1278, 1000 m; coll. BENTHAUS Expedition 2002: Rapa I., st. CP1892, 741-1000 m, st. CP1909, 783-1000 m, st. CP1910, 840-1200 m, st. CP1911, 900-1300 m, Tubuai I., CP1965, 500-1200 m, CP1966, 636-1200 m.

Depth distribution: 500 - 1300 m


References : compilation of references cited in Poupin (1996, 1998, 2003) and Poupin et al. (2009) - PDF 412 Ko



Since November 2012, this database is updated in CRUSTA database - http://crustiesfroverseas.free.fr/