Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Macromedaeus

Macromedaeus nudipes (A. Milne-Edwards, 1867)



Distribution : IWP, Madagascar, Seychelles, Réunion, Christmas, Cocos-Keeling, Australia, New Caledonia, French Polynesia.

Selected Reference(s)
Xantho nudipes. - Forest, J. and Guinot, D., 1961: 59, fig. 47a-b. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Ua Huka); Society (Moorea, Tahiti), Tuamotu (Tikehau) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; ?Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Xantho nudipes - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 59, fig. 47a-b. (Tahiti); 1962: 62 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Macromedaeus nudipes - Serène, 1984: 178, fig. 101, pl. 25a (Syn.). - Guinot, 1985: 451 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 50 (Checklist). - Unpublished record, coll. & det. G. Paulay, October 21, 2001, Moorea, Pt. Faaupo, southern end of narrow fringing reef before it widens (FLMNH-UF 1543), Vaianae Bay, fringing reef and slope near shore facing opening of Pass Avarapa (FLMNH-UF 1452), with doubt Tahiti October 19, 2001, east coast, at Trou de Souffleur (FLMNH-UF 1449), also Tikehau (photograph). - Moorea Biocode project. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, sample 0353, St 20, Ua Huka, tide-pool, 1 male 16.2x24, 1 female ov 11x16.2 (field det. as Leptodius exaratus).


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/