Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Polychelida - Polychelidae - Polycheles

Polycheles auriculatus (Bate, 1878)



Distribution : Ahyong & Chan (2004: 176), (Galil, 2000), Ahyong & Galil (2006) - Taiwan, Western Australia to Vanuatu, New Caledonia, the Philippines, Fiji, Solomon Is., Marquesas Islands - 435-1598 m.

Selected Reference(s)
Polycheles auriculatus. - Galil, B., 2000: 315, fig. 12. - French Polynesia
Polycheles auriculatus. - Ahyong, S. T. and Galil, B. S., 2006: 762. [Distribution] - Salomon

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Eiao, Hiva Oa) - Marine; Deep (497-1100m); ?Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Polycheles auriculatus - Galil, 2000: 315, fig. 12 (MUSORSTOM 9 cruise, Eiao, st. CP 1278, 1000 m, 3 juveniles, MNHN). - Unpublished specimens, Marquesas, MUSORSTOM 9 cruise, MNHN collections, det. B. Galil (e-mail A. Crosnier, 22/02/2000, st. DR1221, Hiva Oa, 1100m; st. 1270, Eiao, 497-508m; st. CP1277, Eiao, 1000-1100m). -

Depth distribution: 497 - 1100 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/