Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Paranchistus

Paranchistus pycnodontae Bruce, 1978



Distribution : Li (2008: 218) - Type locality: Heron Is. Also known from Seram and Ambon Is, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, French Polynesia (Tuamotu Is); littoral to 10 m depth.

Selected Reference(s)
Paranchistus serenei. - Poupin, J., 1998: 15. [P. serenei Bruce, 1983 is a junior synonym of P. pycnodontae Bruce, 1978, cf. De Grave, 1999] - French Polynesia
Paranchistus pycnodontae. - De Grave, S., 1999: 125. [synonymy] - Papua New Guinea
Paranchistus pycnodontae. - Li, X., 2008: 218. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Tuamotu (Fangataufa) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Mollusc associate (Bivalve, gen. Pinctada).

Regional Records: Paranchistus serenei - Poupin, 1998: 15 (Checklist; coll. Frv Marara, February 1996, det. A.J. Bruce, Fangataufa, in pearl oyster Pinctada margaritifera, 10m; MNHN Na13352 - Relevant material - ? Paranchistus sp. - Coll. J. Poupin April-May 1997, det. A.J. Bruce, Fangataufa; in pearl oyster Pinctada margaritifera). - Paranchistus pycnodontae - De Grave, 1999: 125 (Paranchistus serenei Bruce, 1983, reduced in synonymy with Paranchistus pycnodontae). - Li, 2008: 218 Tuamotu Is. Fangataufa, 10 m, coll J. Poupin, II.1996, 1 M, 2 ovig. FF, MNHN-Na 13352).


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



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