Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Grapsidae - Geograpsus

Geograpsus grayi (H. Milne Edwards, 1853)



Distribution : (Davie, 2002: 213) - East Africa, Australia, Japan, New Caledonia, Polynesia. Includes Wallis & Futuna, French Polynesia.

Selected Reference(s)
Geograpsus grayi. - Ortmann, A., 1894: 707. - French Polynesia
Geograpsus grayi. - Holthuis, L. B., 1953a: 30. - French Polynesia
Geograpsus grayi. - Poupin, J. and Juncker, M., 2008: . - World

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Wallis & Futuna (Alofi); Society (Tahiti); Tuamotu (Makatea, Nukutipipi, Raroia, Tikehau) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Terrestrial affinities; Hard bottom.

Regional Records: WALLIS & FUTUNA - Geograpsus grayi - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Alofi). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Geograpsus grayi - Kingsley, 1880c: 196 (Tahiti). - Ortmann, 1894: 707 (Tahiti). - Sendler, 1923: 32, pl. 21, fig. 6 (Makatea). - Seurat, 1934: 52 (Tahiti). - Holthuis, 1953: 30 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 11 (Raroia). - Banerdjee, 1960: 159 (Tahiti). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 72 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Monteforte, 1984: 172, annex 1, tab. a (Makatea). - Guinot, 1985: 453 (List). - Merschardt-Salvat, 1991: 40 (Nukutipipi). - Salvat F. & B., 1992: 5 (Nukutipipi). - Poupin, 1996a: 66 (Checklist). - Unpublished record, coll. & det. G. Paulay, January 10, 2001, Tikehau, Tuaherahera Motu (FLMNH-UF 1425). - Moorea Biocode project.


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/