Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Medaeus

Medaeus grandis Davie, 1993



Selected Reference(s)
Medaeus grandis. - Davie, P. J. F., 1993: 526, fig. 8, pl. 8. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Endemic to the region; Tuamotu (Hao, Moruroa) - Marine; Sublittoral (90-210m); Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Medaeus grandis Davie, 1993: 526, fig. 8, pl. 8 (Hao, Moruroa; 90-210m; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin, 1996a: 41, 78, 98 (Checklist); 1996b: 38, pl. 18g (Same material) - Relevant material - ? Medaeus sp. 1 & 2 - Monteforte, 1984: 171, annex 1, tab. a (Mataiva, Moorea, Tahiti). - ? Medaeus ind. - Peyrot-Clausade, 1989: 115 (Moorea; 30m)..

Depth distribution: 90 - 210 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/