Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Harpilius

Harpilius lutescens Dana, 1852



Distribution : Li & Bruce (2006) - Type locality: Tongatapu Island, Tonga. Also known from the Red Sea, Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Ethiopia (Eritrea), Kenya, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Comoro Islands, Madagascar, Seychelles, Maldives, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan, Indonesia, Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland), Coral Sea, Solomon Islands, Loyalty Islands, Tonga, and Samoan Islands. Also, French Polynesia (Society Islands) and Marquesas Islands.

Selected Reference(s)
Periclimenes lutescens. - Bruce, A. J., 1976b: 98. [records from Samoa, Tahiti and the Marquesas islands are in particular need of confirmation] - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Nuku Hiva); Society (Tahiti) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Coral obligate associate (gen. Acropora).

Regional Records: Harpilius lutescens - Boone, 1935: 167, pl. 45 (Nuku Hiva, Tahiti). - Periclimenes lutescens - Bruce, 1976: 6 ("The species has been confused with P. consobrinus De Man, and some records need to be checked"); 1976b: 98 ("The records from Samoa, Tahiti and the Marquesas islands are in particular need of confirmation"); 1998: 40 (Key; host genera: Acropora, rarely Pocillopora, Seriatopora). - Chace & Bruce, 1993: 94, 117 (Syn.; key). - Harpilius lutescens - Li & Bruce, 2006: 687 (distribution, synonymy).


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/