Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Homolidae - Homologenus

Homologenus broussei Guinot & Richer de Forges, 1981



Selected Reference(s)
Homologenus broussei. - Guinot, D. and Richer de Forges, B., 1981c: 551, fig. 1c, 3e, 4j, 7a, pl. 5, fig. 2-2a-c. - French Polynesia
Homologenus broussei. - Guinot, D. and Richer de Forges, B., 1995: 477, fig. 66f. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Austral (?Rapa, Rurutu); ?Marquesas (Ua Pou); Society (Tahiti) - Marine; Deep (800-1025m); ?Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Homologenus broussei Guinot & Richer de Forges, 1981: 551, fig. 1c, 3e, 4j, 7a, pl. 5, fig. 2-2a-c ; 1995: 477, fig. 66f (Tahiti; 1025m). - Guinot, 1985: 449 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 97 (Checklist). - Unpublished specimens in MNHN collection: coll. MUSORSTOM 9, 1997, stn CP1262, Marquesas, Ua Pou, 850-905 m, det. only from photograph J. Poupin; coll. BENTHAUS Expedition 2002, det. J. Poupin October 2006, Rurutu, Avera, st. DW1997, 700-1350 m, 1 Male 11.4x7.1 mm, stn CP1891, Rapa, 800-850 m (det. only from photograph). - Specimen from st. DW1997 was compared carefully with other specimens of this species in MNHN. It is morphologically close and can be confused with two other species, H. levii and H. wallis, both from Guinot & Richer de Forges, 1995.

Depth distribution: 800 - 1025 m


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



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