Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Grapsidae - Geograpsus

Geograpsus crinipes (Dana, 1851)



Distribution : Distribution (Mclay & Ryan, 1990: 114; Poupin, 1994: 57): large Indo-West Pacific distribution from Red Sea to Japan, Hawaii, French Polynesia and Easter Island. - Hard bottom; Littoral with terrestrial affinity.

Selected Reference(s)
Geograpsus crinipes. - Nobili, G., 1907: 404. - French Polynesia
Geograpsus crinipes. - Holthuis, L. B., 1953a: 29. - French Polynesia
Geograpsus crinipes. - Poupin, J., 1994: 57, fig. 53, pl. 6h. - French Polynesia
Geograpsus crinipes. - Poupin, J. and Juncker, M., 2008: . - Wallis

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Wallis & Futuna (Alofi); Easter Island; Austral (Tubuai); Marquesas (Nuku Hiva); Society (Tahiti); Tuamotu (Makatea, Makemo, Mataiva, Moruroa, Pukapuka, Raroia, Taiaro, Takapoto, Tikehau) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Terrestrial affinities; Hard bottom.

Regional Records: WALLIS & FUTUNA - Geograpsus crinipes - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Alofi). - EASTER ISLAND - Geograpsus crinipes - Garth, 1973: 323 (Easter Island, Poike in an altitude of 250m; Tahai). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Geograpsus crinipes - Heller, 1865: 48 (Tahiti). - Nobili, 1907: 404 (Pukapuka). - Rathbun, 1907: 28 (Makemo). - Sendler, 1923: 32 (Makatea). - Seurat, 1934: 52 (Pukapuka). - Holthuis, 1953: 29 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 9 (Raroia). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 72 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Monteforte, 1984: 172, annex 1, tab. a (Makatea, Mataiva, Takapoto). - Delesalle, 1985: 289 (Mataiva). - Guinot, 1985: 453 (List). - Salvat & Richard, 1985: 359, 360 (Takapoto). - Poupin, 1994a: 57, fig. 53, pl. 6h (Moruroa, Nuku Hiva, Taiaro, Takapoto; coll. Frv Marara); 1996a: 66 (Checklist). - Unpublished sp., coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, Austral Tubuai Island (Poupin), November 18, 2002, det. J. Poupin November 25, 2003 (1 sp. in MNHN). Tuamotu, Tikehau, coll. C. Hily H1, det. J. Poupin March 2004, 1 F juv. 11.2x13.2 mm (MNHN). - Moorea Biocode project. - Field observation: Motane, Marquesas, elevation 150 m, photograph transmitted by J.F. Butaud, det. J. Poupin from photograph only (first det. as G. stormi, corrected February 2012). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, sample 0400; Leg 3, Nuku Hiva, St. MQ5-M, intertidal, coll. Starmer, sample JP15.


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



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