Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Parthenopidae - Daldorfia

Daldorfia dimorpha S. H. Tan & Ng, 2007



Distribution : (Tan & Ng, 2007: 148) - Hawaii. Include now Marquesas Island, French Polynesia.

Remarks : This species is similar to D. leprosa but with 'r' or 'T' shaped teeth on dorsal margins of ambulatory meri (instead of tubercles). Its occurrence in the Marquesas confirm faunistical link between Hawaii and Marquesas already noticed for a few other species.


Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Eiao, Nuku Hiva), 9-25 m.

Regional Records: Daldorfia dimorpha - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, St. 10, 12, 13, Eiao, Nuku Hiva, 9-27 m, coll. N. Evans.

Depth distribution: 9 - 27 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/