Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Lissocarcinus

Lissocarcinus elegans Boone, 1934



Selected Reference(s)
Lissocarcinus elegans. - Boone, L., 1934: 50, pl. 16. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Endemic to the region; Society (Raiatea) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; ?Echinoderm associate.

Regional Records: Lissocarcinus elegans Boone, 1934: 50, pl. 16 (Raiatea; L. orbicularis is associated with an Holothuria; the same for this sp.?). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 58 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Stephenson, 1972: 27 (Distribution; French Polynesia only). - Guinot, 1985: 449 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 5, 30, 78 (Checklist).


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/