Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Anomura - Porcellanidae - Petrolisthes

Petrolisthes coccineus (Owen, 1839)



Distribution : Indian Ocean: Mozambique, Seychelles, Chagos archipelago, Nicobar Islands. Indonesia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Mariana Islands, Hawaii, French Polynesia, Easter Island (Haig, 1983, 1992).

Selected Reference(s)
Porcellana coccinea. - Owen, R., 1839: 87, pl. 26, fig. 1-2. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Easter Island; Society (Moorea); Marquesas (Fatu Hiva, Hatu Iti); Tuamotu - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Hard bottom.

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Petrolisthes coccineus - BŠez & Ruiz, 1985: 101 (Easter Island; specimens deposited in MNHN Santiago, coll. 1953). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Porcellana coccinea Owen, 1839: 87, pl. 26, fig. 1-2 ("Low islands" = Tuamotu). - Petrolisthes coccineus - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977a, annex of the species: 24; 1977b: 213 (Moorea). - Haig, 1983: 280; 1992: 313, fig. 9 (Syn.). - Poupin, 1996a: 21 (Checklist). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, sample ?0348, St 22, Fatu Hiva, 22 m, pre-det from photo; Leg 3, St. MQ27-B, Hatu Iti, 5-22 m, coll. Albenga et al., sample LC327 (chelae missing).


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/