Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Etisus

Etisus punctatus Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846



Selected Reference(s)
Etisus punctatus. - Hombron, J. B. and Jacquinot, H., 1842-1854: pl. 3, fig. 5. [Species Incertae sedis] - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Endemic to the region; Gambier (Mangareva) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Etisus punctatus Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846, pl. 3, fig. 5. - Jacquinot & Lucas, 1853: 31 (Mangareva). - Poupin, 1996a: 53, 77, 78 (Checklist). - Holthuis, 2002, 421 (Authors & date of publication of crustacea collected by French corvettes "Astrolabe et Zélée"). - Remark: This Etisus has been figured by Hombron & Jacquinot, then described by Jacquinot & Lucas with this commentary "Cette espèce n'ayant pas été déposée au Muséum, c'est d'après la figure qui en a été donnée par MM. Hombron et Jacquinot que nous avons fait cette description". According to Jacquinot & Lucas, Etisus punctatus is related to E. macrodactylus Bianconi, 1851 ( = E. laevimanus Randall, 1851) and to E. anaglyptus H. Milne Edwards, 1834.


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/