Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Platypodiella

Platypodiella gemmata (Rathbun, 1902)



Distribution : (Hendrickx, 1995b: 138) - Eastern Pacific Panama (Taboga I.; = ? P. rotundata, according to Garth, 1946a: 430) and oceanic Islands: Revillagigedo (Clarion), Galapagos. Plus Clipperton.

Remarks : Carapace 13x18 mm.


Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Clipperton (intertidal to 15 m; recorded down to 35 m).

Regional Records: CLIPPERTON - Platypodiella gemmata - Hendrickx, 1995b: 138 (distribution). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new record).

Depth distribution: 0 - 15 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/