Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Achelata - Palinuridae - Panulirus

Panulirus penicillatus (Olivier, 1791)



Distribution : Red and eastern Africa to Mexico. In the eastern Pacific, Mexico, between Mazatlán and Guerrero, and in the Oceanic Islands: Revillagigedo (Clarion, Socorro), Clipperton, Coco, Malpelo et Galapagos. Includes French Polynesia, Wallis & Futuna.

Selected Reference(s)
Panulirus penicillatus. - Stimpson, W., 1860: 23 [92]. - French Polynesia
Panulirus penicillatus. - Holthuis, L. B., 1953a: 50. - French Polynesia
Panulirus penicillatus. - Chace, F. A., 1962: 617. - Clipperton
Panulirus penicillatus. - Poupin, J. and Juncker, M., 2008: . - Wallis & Futuna

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Wallis & Futuna (Alofi, Futuna, Wallis); Clipperton (outer reef, down to 10 m); Gambier; Marquesas (Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka); Society (Tahiti); Tuamotu (Fangataufa, Makatea, Mataiva, Moruroa, Fakarava, Hao, Rangiroa, Raroia, Taiaro, Takapoto) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Hard bottom.

Regional Records: WALLIS & FUTUNA - Panulirus penicillatus - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Alofi, Futuna, Wallis). - CLIPPERTON - Panulirus penicillatus - Chace, 1962: 617 (Clipperton). - Holthuis, 1991: 151 (distribution). - Hendrickx, 1995a: 156 (distribution In the Eastern Pacific). - Hernández Aguilera, 2002: 312 (Socorro). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new coll.). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Panulirus penicillatus - Stimpson, 1860: 23 [92] (Tahiti). - Bate, 1888: 82, pl. 12-fig. 2 (Tahiti). - Nobili, 1907: 366 (Hao). - Boone, 1935: 67, pl. 17 (Tahiti). - Seurat, 1934: 60 (Gambier, Tuamotu). - Holthuis, 1953: 50 (Raroia). - Chabouis L. & F., 1954: 89 (Tahiti). - Morrison, 1954: 16 (Raroia). - Michel, 1971: 467 (Marquesas, Tuamotu; Phyllosomes larvae). - Chevalier et al., 1968: 92, 137 (Moruroa). - Monteforte, 1984: 173, annex 1, tab. a (Makatea, Mataiva, Tahiti, Takapoto). - Delesalle, 1985: 289, 293 (Mataiva). - Salvat, 1986b: 70, photograph (French Polynesia). - Bagnis & Christian, 1983: 108 (Tuamotu). - Holthuis, 1991: 151, fig. 285-286 (Tuamotu; Syn.). - Pardon, 1992: 83, photograph (Fakarava). - Poupin, 1994a: 8, fig. 4 (Taiaro); 1996a: 9, 81 (Checklist). - Cancer theresae Curtiss, 1938 ("Tautira" = Tahiti) - Field observation - May 1997, coll. Frv Marara, det. J. Poupin (Fangataufa) - New material - Coll. P. Laboute, 1997, MUSORSTOM 9 campaign, dive at night 4 m, det. TY Chan (Ua Huka). - Unpublished sp., from photograph, det. G. Paulay, Rangiroa (?FLMNH-UF). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, common, several stations; Leg 3, St MQ1-GR, Nuku Hiva, 8-10 m, photo in situ Perez, St. MQ33-GR?, Nuku Hiva, unidentified dive, coll. T. Perez et al., sample LC397.


References : compilation of references cited in Poupin (1996, 1998, 2003) and Poupin et al. (2009) - PDF 412 Ko



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