Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Thalamita

Thalamita simillima Crosnier, 2002



Distribution : Central Pacific: French Polynesia (Marquesas) - 10-60 m.

Remarks : Affiliated to Thalamita pseudospinifera Crosnier, 1975; small species (an ovigerous female is only 4.2x6.2 mm).

Selected Reference(s)
Thalamita simillina. - Crosnier, A., 2002: 44, fig. 28. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Endemic to the region; Marquesas (Hiva Oa, Ua Pou, Ua Huka) - Marine; Sublittoral (9-62 m); Soft bottom.

Regional Records: Thalamita simillima Crosnier, 2002: 444, fig. 28 (Hiva Oa, Ua Pou, Ua Huka; MUSORSTOM 9 campaign, 9-62 m).

Depth distribution: 10 - 60 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/