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Decapoda - Brachyura - Majidae - Tylocarcinus
Distribution : Sakai (2004 - CD) - Indo-West Pacific. Red Sea to Fiji. This include, Seychelles, Réunion, Maurice, Chagos, Andaman, Taiwan, Japan, Philippines, New Caledonia. Plus French Polynesia (Society).
Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton) Distribution & Ecology: Austral (?Neilson reef); Tuamotu (Rangiroa); Society (Moorea). - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Hard bottom.
Regional Records: Tylocarcinus styx - Unpublished specimens, coll. & det. G. Paulay, Rangiroa, October 10, 2001 (FLMNH-UF 1638), also (FLMNH-UF 1528, 1535, 1570, 1590, 1598, 1654). (first record for FP); Austral, Neilson reef, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, stn DW1917, dredge 50-60 m, prov. det. J. Poupin from photograph. - Moorea Biocode project (with a '?'). - Remark - This record, initially mentioned under Tiarinia cornigera (Latreille, 1825), was corrected into Tylocarcinus styx in February 2009, based on redetermination by G. Paulay.
References : compilation of references cited in Poupin (1996, 1998, 2003) and Poupin et al. (2009) -
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