Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Anomura - Coenobitidae - Coenobita

Coenobita rugosus H. Milne Edwards, 1837



Distribution : (Nakasone, 1987: 168) - Widely distributed in the Indo-West Pacific. Includes, Japan (Bonin Is, Amami Is., Okinawa), Wallis & Futuna, French Polynesia.

Selected Reference(s)
Coenobita rugosus. - Poupin, J. and Juncker, M., 2008: . - Wallis & Futuna

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Wallis & Futuna (Alofi, Futuna, Wallis); Austral (Raevavae, Rimatara); Society (Tahiti); Tuamotu (Hikueru, Kaukura, Moruroa, Raraka, Raroia, Takume) - Terrestrial.

Regional Records: WALLIS & FUTUNA - Coenobita rugosus - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Alofi, Futuna, Wallis). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Cenobita rugosa - Dana, 1852b: 471; 1855, pl. 30, fig. 1 (Raraka). - Stimpson, 1858c: 245 [83]; 1907: 199 (Tahiti). - Heller, 1865: 82 (Tahiti). - Henderson, 1888: 51 (Tahiti). - Seurat, 1934: 52 (Kaukura) - Coenobita rugosus - Ortmann, 1892a: 317, pl. 12, fig. 22 (Tahiti). - Nobili, 1907: 373 (Kaukura, "Ohura" = Hao) pro parte fide Forest (1954a: 78; some specimens are C. perlatus). - Sendler, 1923: 42 (Tuamotu). - Forest, 1954a: 78; 1956a: 1073 (Hikueru, Tahiti, Takume). - Holthuis, 1953: 40 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 10 (Raroia). - Poupin, 1994a: 13, fig. 9, pl. 1e (Raevavae, Tahiti); 1996a: 13 (Checklist). - McLaughlin & Dworschak, 2002: 139 (Tahiti; Heller specimens reexamined in Wien Museum). - Field observation - Poupin, 6/04/97 (Moruroa). - Unpublished specimens - Coll. Poupin/Molodstova BENTHAUS littoral, Raevavae, 16/11/2002, 2 big specimens, plus juveniles (MNHN); coll. B. Fontaine, O. Gargominy, Rimatara, november 2004, det. Poupin (MNHN); Moorea fieldwork December 2006, photograph J. Poupin, Papetoai - Not C. rugosus (pro parte) and C. rugosus var. granulosa Bouvier - Nobili, 1907: 373 = C. perlatus fide Forest (1954a: 78). - Moorea Biocode project.


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/