Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Microcassiope

Microcassiope xantusii (Stimpson, 1871)



Distribution : (Hendrickx, 1995b: 137) - Eastern Pacific from gulf of California to Equator (La Plata I.) and oceanic Islands: Baja California Sur, Revillagigedo (Clarion, Socorro), Clipperton, Galapagos.

Remarks : Carapace 8x12 mm.

Selected Reference(s)
Micropanope xantusii. - Schmitt, W. L., 1939: 21. - Clipperton
Micropanope xantusii. - Garth, J. S., 1965: 21. - Clipperton

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Clipperton (intertidal to 55 m, coral rubbles, common).

Regional Records: CLIPPERTON - Micropanope xantusii - Schmitt, 1939a: 21 (Clipperton). - Hertlein & Emerson, 1957: 5 (Clipperton).- Garth, 1965: 21 (Clipperton ‘chelipeds thick, almost without furrows. This is the ‘different look’ .. again evidence of weak endemism’). - Microcassiope xantusii - Hendrickx, 1995b: 137 (distribution). - 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/