Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Leptodius

Leptodius exaratus (H. Milne Edwards, 1834)



Selected Reference(s)
Leptodius exaratus. - Boone, L., 1934: 110, pl. 58. - French Polynesia
Xantho exaratus. - Holthuis, L. B., 1953a: 27. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Austral (?Rapa, ?Raevavae); Marquesas (Nuku Hiva); Society; Tuamotu (Raroia) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Hard bottom; Coral facultative associate.

Regional Records: Leptodius exaratus - Boone, 1934: 110, pl. 58 (Nuku Hiva). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 64 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu, ?Marquesas"). - Serène, 1984: 183, fig. 106, pl. 26a (Syn.). - Guinot, 1985: 450 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 48 (Checklist). - Xantho exaratus - Holthuis, 1953: 27 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 7 (Raroia). - Buitendijk, 1960: 331, fig. 9k-m (Society). - Not Leptodius exaratus (H. Milne Edwards) - Nobili, 1907: 389 = Leptodius leptodon nov. in Forest & Guinot (1961: 65) synonym of L. davaoensis fide Takeda (1980: 318). - Unpublished sp., coll. BENTHAUS Expedition (Poupin, Richer, Warén), November 16, 2002, Raevavae, seashore (1 sp. in MNHN), Rapa, Haurei Bay (coll. Warén), November 8, 2002 (2 spp. in MNHN), prov. det. J. Poupin November 25, 2003.


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



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