Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Cancridae - Platepistoma

Platepistoma balssii (Zarenkov, 1990)



Distribution : Davie (1991) - French Polynesia (Marquesas and Austral Islands); Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 25░40'-25░19' S / 85░07'-86░17' W - Deep (295-550 m).

Selected Reference(s)
Platepistoma balssii. - Davie, P. J. F., 1993: 503, fig. 3d, 6a-b, 7a-b. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Sala y Gomez; Austral (Raevavae, Rapa, Rimatara, Rurutu); Marquesas (Eiao) - Marine; Deep (295-550m); Hard bottom.

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Cancer balsii Zarenkov, 1990: 228 (Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 25░04' S / 97░26' W, 295-350 m). - Parin et al., 1997: 163, tab. 3 (List of Decapoda for the Nazca and Sala y G˛mez submarine ridges). - Platepistoma balsii - Davie, 1991: 503 (New combination; worldwide distribution). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Cancer sp. nov. - Poupin et al., 1990: 17 (French Polynesia), not sp. nov. = Platepistoma balssii Zarenkov, 1990, fide Davie (1991: 503). - Platepistoma balssii - Davie, 1993: 503, fig. 3d, 6a-b, 7a-b (Eiao, Raivavae, Rapa, Rimatara, Rurutu; 295-550m; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin, 1996a: 98 (Checklist); 1996b: 32, pl. 15g (Same material).

Depth distribution: 295 - 550 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/