Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Pandalidae - Plesionika

Plesionika fenneri Crosnier, 1986



Distribution : Chan & Crosnier (1997); Burukovsky (1990) - French Polynesia; Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 25░04'-25░33' S - 89░12'-97░26' W - Deep (260-820 m)

Selected Reference(s)
Plesionika chacei. - Crosnier, A., 1986a: 363, fig. 1a-b, 2a-h. - French Polynesia
Plesionika fenneri. - Crosnier, A., 1986b: 691. [New name for Plesionika chacei] - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Endemic to the region; Sala y Gomez; Austral (Rapa, Rurutu, Tubuai); Gambier; Marquesas; Society; Tuamotu (Fangataufa, Maria, Moruroa) - Marine; Deep (260-820m; mostly 500-700m); Hard bottom.

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Heterocarpus fenneri - Burukovsky, 1990: 199 (Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 25░04'-25░33' S - 89░12'-97░26' W; 500-700 m). - Parin et al., 1997: 162, tab. 3 (List of Decapoda for the Nazca and Sala y G˛mez submarine ridges). - Plesionika fenneri - Chan & Crosnier, 1997: 196 (Synonymy and distribution). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Plesionika chacei Crosnier, 1986a: 363, fig. 1a-b, 2a-h (Moruroa, Tubuai; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Plesionika fenneri Crosnier, 1986b: 691 (new name for P. chacei). - Poupin, 1988: 28, fig. 2, 4-6 (Moruroa); 1996b: 10, pl. 4b (Fangataufa, Moruroa, Rapa, Tubuai; Marquesas & Society; 260-820m); Poupin, 1998: 28 (Checklist). - Poupin et al., 1990: 16, 29, fig. 5-8, pl. 1a (French Polynesia). - Poupin & Richer de Forges, 1991: 211 (French Polynesia). - Chan &Crosnier, 1997: 196, fig. 4, 26-27 (Gambier, Maria, Rurutu; 470-660m). - Plesionika aff. trispinus (sic) - Poupin et al., 1990: 16 ("French Polynesia"; exact location, not indicated, is Maria, 680m) - Not P. trispinosus Squires & Barraguan, 1976 = P. fenneri juvenile fide Chan & Crosnier (1997: 196).

Depth distribution: 500 - 700 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/