Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Leucosiidae - Oreophorus

Oreophorus sp. aff. horridus pre-det J. Poupin, 2012



Distribution : O. horridus reported from Red Sea, Tanzania, Mayotte. If det. confirmed to O. horridus to French Polynesia (Marquesas)!


Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Ua Pou), 6-12 m.

Regional Records: Orephorus sp. aff. horridus - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ24-GR-R, Ua Pou, 6-12 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC304. Genus seems to be correct according to photos and Tan & Ng (1995) key. Check specimen with Tan & Ng to confim O. horridus, reported still confidently from Red Sea and WIO.

Depth distribution: 6 - 12 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/