Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Caphyra

Caphyra rotundifrons (A. Milne-Edwards, 1869)



Selected Reference(s)
Caphyra rotundifrons. - Rathbun, M. J., 1907: 60, pl. 1, fig. 4. - French Polynesia
Caphyra rotundifrons. - Stephenson, W. and Rees, M., 1967: 7. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Society (Bora Bora, Tahiti) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Algae associate (phanerogam).

Regional Records: Caphyra rotundifrons - Rathbun, 1907: 60, pl. 1, fig. 4 (Tahiti). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 58 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Stephenson & Rees, 1967: 7 (Bora Bora, "Mata Uta Papeete" = Tahiti). - Guinot, 1985: 449 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 29 (Checklist). - Remark: Crosnier (1962 : 30) indicates that this species is found in association with marine phanerogam (?) of the genus Chlorodesmis.


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/