Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Anomura - Porcellanidae - Pachycheles

Pachycheles biocellatus (Lockington, 1878)



Distribution : Mexico to Equator and Oceanic Islands: Baja California Sur, Revillagigedo (Clarion, Socorro), Clipperton, Malpelo, Galapagos.

Remarks : Carapace about 7x7 mm

Selected Reference(s)
Pachycheles biocellatus. - Schmitt, W. L., 1939: 16. - Clipperton
Pachycheles biocellatus. - Chace, F. A., 1962: 619. - Clipperton

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Clipperton (intertidal down to 54 m, abundant at 20 m; under rocks and rubbles).

Regional Records: CLIPPERTON - Pachycheles biocellatus - Schmitt, 1939a: 16 (Clipperton). - Chace, 1962: 619 (Clipperton). - Hendrickx & Harvey, 1999: 379 (distribution). - Hickman & Zimmerman, 2000: 67 (Galapagos). - Hernández Aguilera, 2002: 312 (Clarion, Socorro). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new coll.).

Depth distribution: 0 - 55 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/