Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Majidae - Hyastenus

Hyastenus unciger aff. Calman, 1909



Distribution : Griffin & Tranter (1986 : 137) - IndonÚsie, Banda, Sumatra, Timor et Christmas Island. Comprend Mayotte, premier signalement.

Remarks : A species of the H. borradailei group.


Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Nuku Hiva, Hiva Oa), 10-25 m.

Regional Records: Hyastenus aff. unciger - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, St. 2, Nuku Hiva, 20 m, coll. Evans, sample 0036, 1 female 11.7x8.1 mm, 1 male 12x8.4 mm; Leg 3, St. MQ2-GR, Nuku Hiva, 20-23 m, coll. Stamer et al., sample LC2 (photo), LC4, LC15 (photo ?), LC19, St. MQ19-B, Hiva Oa, 10-25 m, coll. Albenga et al., sample LC217; pre-det. J. Poupin based on long intestinal spine (near median posterior margin of carapace).

Depth distribution: 10 - 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/