Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Pandalidae - Plesionika

Plesionika flavicauda Chan & Crosnier, 1991



Selected Reference(s)
Plesionika flavicauda. - Chan, T. Y. and Crosnier, A., 1991: 438, fig. 10a, 11a-c, 29-32. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Austral (Rurutu, Tubuai); Society (Tahiti); Marquesas (Fatu Hiva), Tuamotu (Fangataufa, Moruroa, Takapoto) - Marine; Deep (100-260m); Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Plesionika sp. nov. 1 - Poupin et al., 1990: 16, pl. 3e (French Polynesia). - Plesionika flavicauda Chan & Crosnier, 1991: 438, fig. 10a, 11a-c, 29-32 (Fangataufa, Moruroa, Rurutu, Tahiti, Takapoto; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin, 1996b: 10, pl. 4c (same islands; 100-260m); Poupin, 1998: 28 (Checklist). - ? Plesionika serratifrons - Crosnier, 1986a: 362 (Tahiti, Tubuai) not P. serratifrons (Borradaile, 1900); material not retrieved but most probably belonging to P. flavicauda. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ14-ACH2, Fatu Hiva, 164 m, ROV, photo in situ COMEX, no sample.

Depth distribution: 100 - 260 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/