Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Achelata - Synaxidae - Palibythus

Palibythus magnificus Davie, 1990



Selected Reference(s)
Palibythus magnificus. - Davie, P. J. F., 1990: 686, fig. 1a-b, 3a, c, 4a, 5a. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Society (Tahiti) - Marine; Sublittoral (70-240m); Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Palinurellus wienechi (sic) - Anonymous, 1979: 6, 8, 11, not Palinurellus wieneckii (de Man, 1881) = Palibythus magnificus (Tahiti, 70-240m; material corresponding to the photographs examined and considered by Davie (1990: 686) as "almost definitely of this species"). - Palibythus magnificus Davie, 1990: 686, fig. 1a-b, 3a, c, 4a, 5a (Tahiti; but not Tuamotu). - Poupin, 1996a: 7, 10, 96 (Checklist); 1996b: 14, pl. 6h (Tahiti; 70-240m). - Remark: The beautiful set of 10 specimens, collected in 1978 in front of Taravao, Tahiti, has disappeared. It remains only the photographs examined by Davie (1990).

Depth distribution: 70 - 240 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/