Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Dromiidae - Dromia

Dromia wilsoni (Fulton & Grant, 1902)



Selected Reference(s)
Petalomera wilsoni. - McLay, C.L., 1991: 470, fig. 6a-d, 7a-c, 8a-c. - French Polynesia
Dromia wilsoni. - McLay, C.L., 1993: 156, fig. 16e. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Austral (Mac Donald bank, Rapa, Raevavae); Marquesas (Tahuata); Tuamotu (Makemo, Takapoto) - Marine; Deep (190-350m); Sponge associate; Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Petalomera wilsoni - McLay, 1991: 470, fig. 6a-d, 7a-c, 8a-c (Makemo, Raevavae, Tahuata, Takapoto; 190-350m; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Dromia wilsoni - McLay, 1993: 156, fig. 16e (Syn.). - Poupin, 1996a: 7, 24, 97 (Checklist); 1996b: 26, pl. 12d (McLay's material). - Remark: Dromia wilsoni is mainly a sublittoral species, usually found within the first 100m, but it is also recorded up to 520m (cf. in McLay, 1991: 475). - Unpublished sp. - coll. Frv Marara, stn 467, trap 115 m, male 45x64 mm, det. Poupin; Austral, Mac Donald Bank, BENTHAUS Expedition, stn CAS1864, trap at 126-132 m, det. J. Poupin from photograph.

Depth distribution: 115 - 350 m


References : compilation of references cited in Poupin (1996, 1998, 2003) and Poupin et al. (2009) - PDF 412 Ko



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