Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Dynomenidae - Dynomene

Dynomene praedator A. Milne-Edwards, 1879



Selected Reference(s)
Dynomene praedator. - Ortmann, A., 1892b: 534, pl. 26, fig. 3. - French Polynesia
Dynomene praedator. - McLay, C. L., 1999: 481. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: ?Marquesas (Hatu Iti); Austral (Arago bank, McDonald bank); Society (Moorea, Tahiti) - Marine; Shoreline to 40 m; Coral facultative associate; Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Dynomene praedator - Ortmann, 1892b: 534, pl. 26, fig. 3 (Tahiti). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 56 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Guinot, 1985: 448 (List). - McLay, 1999 : 481 (Moorea, Tahiti, McDonal Bank; Syn.). - Dynomene sp. - Naim, 1980a: 55, fide observation and personal communication of McLay (Moorea; MNHN B20203). - Poupin, 1996a: 24 (Checklist). - Dynomene sinense - Odinetz, 1983: 208 (Tahiti; MNHN B17090). - Dynomene sinensis (sic) - Guinot, 1985: 448 (List; after Odinetz). - Unpublished specimen in MNHN - Coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, 2002, stn DW1984, Austral Is., Arago bank, 40 m, det. A. Crosnier, Feb. 2004, 1 male 5.54x6.62 mm - Synonym - Dynomene sinense Chen, 1979. - Moorea Biocode project. - Dynomene ?praedator (pre-det J. Poupin) - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ27-GR, Hatu Iti, 5-22 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC322.

Depth distribution: 5 - 40 m


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



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