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Decapoda - Anomura - Porcellanidae - Petrolisthes

Petrolisthes militaris (Heller, 1862)




Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Ua Pou, Hiva Oa); Tuamotu (Marutea South) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m (0-53/57m); Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Petrolisthes militaris - Nobili, 1907: 377, with a ? (Marutea South). - Poupin, 1996a: 21 (Checklist). - Unpublished material - Coll. FRV Alis, MUSORSTOM 9, provisional det. J. Poupin cf. photogaph (st. CP1264, Ua Pou, 53-57 m). - Remark: presence of this species in French Polynesia needs to be confirmed; it is not reported in the area by Haig, 1979: 122; 1982: 280; 1992: 316). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ19-B, Hiva Oa, 10-25 m, coll. Albenga et al., sample LC221 (check).

Depth distribution: 0 - 57 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/