Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Portunus

Portunus granulatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1834)



Selected Reference(s)
Neptunus (Achelous) granulatus. - Ortmann, A., 1893a: 72. - French Polynesia
Portunus (Cycloachelous) granulatus. - Holthuis, L. B., 1953a: 6. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Gambier (Mangareva); Marquesas (Nuku Hiva); Society (Bora Bora, Moorea, Tahiti); Tuamotu (Fakarava, Raroia, Tikehau) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m.

Regional Records: Neptunus (Achelous) granulatus - Ortmann, 1893a: 72 (Tahiti). - Nobili, 1907: 383 ("Rikitea" = Mangareva). - Boone, 1934: 60, pl. 20 (Nuku Hiva). - Seurat, 1934: 59 (Mangareva). - Portunus (Achelous) granulatus - Rathbun, 1907: 60 (Bora Bora, Fakarava). - Sendler, 1923: 40 (Tahiti). - Portunus (Cycloachelous) granulatus - Holthuis, 1953: 6 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 7 (Raroia). - Guinot, 1985: 449 (List). - Portunus granulatus - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 58 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu, Marquesas"). - Stephenson & Rees, 1967: 25 (Moorea, Tuamotu). - Türkay, 1971: 127 (Tahiti). - Stephenson, 1976: 16 (Tahiti). - Monteforte, 1984: 173, annex 1, tab. a (Moorea, Tahiti); 1987: 8 (Moorea). - Poupin, 1996a: 31 (Checklist, with new records at Tahiti and Tikehau; coll. Frv Marara). - Field observation, 2007, det. Poupin, photographs by P. Bacchet (Moorea).


References : compilation of references cited in Poupin (1996, 1998, 2003) and Poupin et al. (2009) - PDF 412 Ko



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