Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Parathranites

Parathranites parahexagonum Crosnier, 2002



Distribution : French Polynesia (Tuamotu).

Selected Reference(s)
Parathranites parahexagonum. - Crosnier, A., 2002: 822, fig. 9b. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Endemic to the region; Tuamotu (Vanavana) - Marine; Deep (240m); Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Parathranites hexagonum - Poupin, 1996a: 98 (Checklist); 1996b: 36, pl. 17a (Not P. hexagonum Rathbun, 1906, in part, specimen from Vanavana only; see Crosnier, 2002). - Parathranites parahexagonum Crosnier, 2002: 822, fig. 9b (Tuamotu, Vanavana, coll. Frv Marara, fr, stn 331, 2045,7S, 13910,1W, casier, 240 m, 28.X.1990, 1 female 22 x 45 mm, MNHN-B 27754).

Depth distribution: 240 - 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/