Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Grapsidae - Pachygrapsus

Pachygrapsus laevimanus Stimpson, 1858



Distribution : Poupin et al. (2005: 22) - Eastern Australia (New South Wales, southern Queensland, Victoria); Tasman Sea (Middleton and Elizabeth Reefs), Norfolk and Lord Howe islands; French Polynesia, Austral Is. (Rapa I.); ? Easter I. Between latitude 26-37S, longitude 149E-144W (Fig. 16).

Selected Reference(s)
Pachygrapus laevimanus. - Poupin, J., Davie, P. J. F. and Cexus, J. C., 2005: 18, fig. 5a-f, 14b, 15b, 16. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Easter Island (?); Austral (Rapa) - Shoreline; Hard bottom; Marine

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Pachygrapus transversus - Rathbun, 1907: 29 (Easter Island, shore). - Garth, 1973: 324 (same sp. than Rathbun, and new spp. from Hanga Piko). - Bez & Ruiz, 1985: 105 (Easter Island; specimens deposited in MNHN Santiago, coll. 1953-1968). All probably not P. transversus but P. laevimanus. - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Pachygrapus laevimanus - Poupin et al., 2005: 18, fig. 5a-f, 14b, 15b, 16 (Rapa). - Remark - Coll. BENTHAUS Expedition (Poupin), Rapa, Haurei Bay, seashore at low tide, very abundant (MNHN B29265-269).


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/