Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Achelata - Scyllaridae - Scyllarides

Scyllarides roggeveeni Holthuis, 1967



Distribution : Easter Island - Distribution (Holthuis, 1991: 214) "So far only known from Easter Island". - Shallow-waters; hard bottom.


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

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Scyllarides roggeveeni Holthuis, 1967: 306 (Easter Island, type locality, Hanga Pico, fish trap; with this remark "The species is the closest to Scyllarides astori Holthuis from the Galapagos Island"). - Holthuis, 1972: 47, pl. 2 (same specimen). - BŠez & Ruiz, 1985: 100 (Easter Island; specimens deposited in MNHN Santiago, coll. 1968). - Holthuis, 1991: 193 (Distribution "Only known from Easter Island"). - DiSalvo et al., 1988: 457 ("The most conspicuous of the crustaceans at Easter Island are ... Scyllarides roggeveeni ...").

Depth distribution: 0 - 100 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/