Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Periclimenaeus

Periclimenaeus orbitocarinatus Fransen, 2006



Distribution : Li (2008: 218) - Type locality: Loyalty Is. Also recorded from Madagascar and Manado, Indonesia, French Polynesia (Tahiti); shallow water.

Selected Reference(s)
Periclimenaeus tridentatus. - Poupin, J., 1998: 15. [P. cf. tridentatus cf. A.J. Bruce pers. com.] - French Polynesia
Periclimenaeus orbitocarinatus. - Li, X., 2008: 218. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Society (Moorea) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; collected in sea-weed Halimeda opuntia but reported to live in ascidian Lissoclinum verrilli (Van Name, 1902) and Didemnum sp. by Fransen (2006).

Regional Records: Periclimenaeus tridentatus - Naim, 1980a, annex 1-2 (Moorea; in sea-weed Halimeda opuntia). - Chace & Bruce: 1993: 92, 93 (Syn. & key). - Poupin, 1998: 15 (Checklist). - Periclimenaeus cf. tridentatus - Bruce personal communication (cf. remark). - Remark: According to Bruce, personal communication "I did get hold of the Naim Periclimenaeus tridentatus spms from Leiden and in my opinion they were definitely not that species. - Periclimenaeus orbitocarinatus - Li, 2008: 218 (Society Is. Tahiti, Moorea, barrier, reef of Tiahura, 179S, 1495W, among Halimeda opuntia (L.) J.V.Lamour. (green alga, Cadiaceae, Chlorophyta), inner side of lagoon, 1978, collected and donated by O. Naim, 1 juvenile (cl 0.90 mm) (RMNH D 51737, not included in Fransen, 2006).


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



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