Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Thalamita

Thalamita aff. dakini Retamal com. pers.



Distribution : Saly y Gomez - Distribution (T. dakini) Indo-West Pacific, (Crosnier, 2002: 419): Indian ocean (Arabian sea, Sri-Lanka, Australia NW, Abrolhos Islands); West and central Pacific (Marianas Islands, Kiribati, Gilbert Islands, Samoa, Hawaii, French Polynesia). Intertidal to few meters.


Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Sala y Gómez.

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Thalamita sp. - Retamal, 1999: 7 (Salas y Gómez; coll. M. Retamal, 1995 Chilean Navy, POI Expedition). - ? Thalamita medipacifica - Retamal, personal communication, email 26/02/2002: "In 1995 I collected one specimen in Salas y Gómez, identified as Thalamita sp. [cf. Retamal, 1999] but in 2000, another 5 were identified and I assume are T. medipacifica Edmonson"). - Thalamita dakini - Crosnier, 2002: 419, 444 (distribution and synonymy, T. medipacifica = T. dakini).


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/