Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Harpiliopsis

Harpiliopsis depressa (Stimpson, 1860)



Distribution : Li & Bruce (2006) - Type locality: Hawaii. Common and widespread throughout most of the Indo-Pacific region: Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen, Kenya, Zanzibar, Mozambique, Comoro Islands, Madagascar, Seychelles, La Réunion, Maldives, Chagos Islands, Sri Lanka, Andaman Islands, Nicolar Islands, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, South China Sea, Japan, Philippines, Australia (Western Australia, Queensland), Mariana Islands, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands, Marshall Islands, Ellice Islands (Rotuma Island), Fiji, Samoan Islands, Kiribati, Line Islands (Palmyra Island), Hawaii, Johnson Atoll; also Galapagos Islands, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, and Ecuador. Associated with Pocillopora, Seriatopora, Stylophora, rarely Acropora and Porites. Plus French Polynesia. (Wicksten & Hendrickx, 2003: 60) - In the eastern Pacific from the Gulf of California to Colombia and Oceanic Islands: Baja California Sur, Revillagigedo, Clipperton, Malpelo, Galapagos.

Remarks : Lt about 10-25 mm.

Selected Reference(s)
Harpiliopsis depressus. - Chace, F. A., 1962: 608. - Clipperton
Harpiliopsis depressus. - Kropp, R. K. and Birkeland, C., 1981: 629, tab. 5. - French Polynesia
Harpiliopsis depressa. - Poupin, J., 1998: 14. - French Polynesia
Harpiliopsis depressa. - Li, X., 2008: 206. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Clipperton (intertidal to 10 m, in coral Pocillopora); Marquesas (Fatu Hiva, Hiva Oa, Off Motane); Society (Moorea, Tahiti); Tuamotu (Moruroa, Takapoto)) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Coral obligate associate (gen. Pocillopora).

Regional Records: CLIPPERTON - Harpiliopsis depressus - Chace, 1962: 608 (Clipperton). - Harpiliopsis depressa - Wicksten & Hendrickx, 2003: 60 (distribution). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new coll.). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Harpiliopsis depressus - Kropp & Birkeland, 1981: 629, tab. 5 (Moorea, Takapoto; in coral Pocillopora). - Odinetz, 1983: 205 (Moorea, Tahiti, Takapoto; in coral Pocillopora). - Harpiliopsis depressa - Chace & Bruce, 1993: 82 (Syn. & key). - Bruce, 1998: 38 (Key; host genera: Pocillopora, Seriatopora, Stylophora, rarely Acropora, Porites). - Poupin, 1998: 14 (Checklist; coll. Frv Marara, Poupin, February 1996 & April-May, 1997, det. A.J. Bruce, Fatu Hiva, Hiva Oa, Moruroa MNHN Na13406; in coral Pocillopora). - Li, 2008: 206 (Marquesas Is. Puamau Bay, Hiva Oa, 14.II.1996, coll. J. Poupin, 1 M, 2 FF (1 ovig.), MNHN-Na 13354; Puamau Bay, Hiva Oa, 14.II.1996, coll. J. Poupin, 2 FF (1 ovig.) MNHN-Na16032, Fatu Hiva, 16.II.1996, coll. J. Poupin, 1 M, 2 FF (1 ovig.) MNHN-Na 13353, Tuamotu Is. Mururoa, coll. J. Poupin, 1 M, 2 FF (1 ovig.) MNHN-Na 13406). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ17-R, bank off Motane, 35-40 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC194, LC196.

Depth distribution: 0 - 40 m


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/