Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Anomura - Paguridae - Micropagurus

Micropagurus polynesiensis (Nobili, 1906)



Distribution : Asakura (2005: 31) - Western Pacific: Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, Philippines Islands, Japan; 2-44 m; Indian Ocean: Indonesia, Seychelles; 32-55 m. Plus Rikitea (type locality), Mangareva Island, Gambier archipelago, French Polynesia.

Selected Reference(s)
Anapagurus polynesiensis. - Nobili, G., 1906a: 260. - French Polynesia
Anapagurus polynesiensis. - Nobili, G., 1907: 372, pl. 1, fig. 10. - French Polynesia
Micropagurus polynesiensis. - Haig, J. and Ball, E. E., 1988: 184. - Australia
Micropagurus polynesiensis. - Asakura, A., 2005: 21, fig. 14-18, 19a-c, 20. [Redescription and color photographs] - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Endemic to the region; Gambier (Mangareva); Tuamotu (Moruroa) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m (up to 55 m); Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Anapagurus polynesiensis Nobili, 1906a: 260; 1907: 372, pl. 1, fig. 10. ("Rikitea" = Mangareva). - Forest, 1956a: 1056 (French Polynesia). - Chevalier et al., 1968: 119 (Moruroa). - Micropagurus polynesiensis - Haig & Ball, 1988: 184 (Syn.). - Poupin, 1996a: 18, 78 (Checklist). - Asakura, 2005: 21, fig. 14-18, 19a-c, 20 (Rikitea, Mangareva, Gambier, type material).


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/