Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Conchodytes

Conchodytes meleagrinae Peters, 1852



Distribution : Li & Bruce (2006) - Type locality: Mozambique (Ibo, Cabo Delgado), southeastern coast of Africa. Also known from Red Sea eastward to Hawaii. This includes Europa I., New Caledonia, Loyalty Is., plus French Polynesia.

Selected Reference(s)
Conchodytes meleagrinae. - Nobili, G., 1907: 359. - French Polynesia
Conchodytes meleagrinae. - Holthuis, L. B., 1953a: 59. - French Polynesia
Conchodytes meleagrinae. - Li, X., 2008: 205. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Gambier (Mangareva); Marquesas (Hiva Oa, Ua Pou), Tuamotu (Amanu, Raroia) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Mollusc associate (Bivalve gen. Pinctada).

Regional Records: Conchodytes meleagrinae - Nobili, 1907: 359 (Mangareva). - Seurat, 1934: 60 (Gambier, Tuamotu; in Meleagrina margaritifera = Pinctada margaritifera). - Holthuis, 1953: 59 (Amanu, Raroia). - Bruce, 1989: 184 (Key). - Chace & Bruce, 1993: 74 (Syn.). - Fransen, 1994: 96, fig. 21, pl. 1e (Photograph). - Poupin, 1998: 10 (Checklist). - Li, 2008: 205 (Tuamotu Is. Mururoa, 25.XI.1965, coll. Y. Plessis, no. 651125008, 1 M MNHN-Na 15438). - Conchodytes ?meleagrinae - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ19-R, Hiva Oa, coll. Starmer et al., 10-25 m, in oyster Pinctada margaritifera, sample LC218, LC242, St. MQ23-R, Ua Pou, intertidal, m, coll. Corbari et al., sample LC301, in P. margaritifera.

Depth distribution: 1 - 25 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/