Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Plagusiidae - Plagusia

Plagusia chabrus (Linnaeus, 1758)



Distribution : Indo West Pacific and East Pacific, from South Africa to Chile, including Australia (Lord Howe, Norfolk, Tasmania, Bass Strait, Western Australia), southern hemisphere cool temperate species, Easter Island (Davie, 2002b; BŠez & Ruiz, 1985; Griffin, 1973).


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

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Plagusia chabrus - BŠez & Ruiz, 1985: 106 (Easter Island; specimens deposited in MNHN Santiago, coll. 1953-1978). - REMARK - This species appears to be very similar to P. dentipes; see Griffin (1973: 436, fig. 14, tab. 3-4) for a detailed comparison of the two species.


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/