Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Paractaea

Paractaea rufopunctata H. Milne Edwards, 1834



Selected Reference(s)
Actaea rufopunctata. - Nobili, G., 1907: 392. - French Polynesia
Paractaea rufopunctata form plumosa. - Guinot, D., 1969: 248, fig. 21. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Hatu Iti, Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka); Society (Tahiti); Tuamotu (Makemo, Marutea South) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Actaea rufopunctata - Nobili, 1907: 392 (Marutea). - Rathbun, 1907: 43 (Makemo, Tahiti). - Odhner, 1925: 60 (Tahiti). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 64 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Paractaea rufopunctata form plumosa - Guinot, 1969: 248, fig. 21 (Marutea). - Paractaea rufopunctata - Guinot, 1985: 451 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 44 (Checklist). - Moorea Biocode project (plus Paractaea aff. rufopunctata). - Paractaea rufopunctata s.l. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. & photo Evans, St 19, Ua Huka, 20 m; Leg 3, coll. Starmer et coll., St MQ1-R, hors grotte, Nuku Hiva, 8-10 m, sample JP9 (photo), sample JP19, St. MQ27-B, Hatu Iti, 5-22 m, coll. Albenga et al., sample LC361.

Depth distribution: 0 - 22 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/