Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Pseudoliomera

Pseudoliomera variolosa (Borradaile, 1902)



Selected Reference(s)
Pseudoliomera variolosa. - Kropp, R. K. and Birkeland, C., 1981: 630, tab. 5. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Ua Huka, Hatu Iti), Society (Moorea); Tuamotu (Mataiva, Tikehau) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m (0-30m); ?Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Pseudoliomera variolosa - Kropp & Birkeland, 1981: 630, tab. 5 (Moorea). - Monteforte, 1984: 171, annex 1, tab. a (Mataiva, Moorea; cf. Remark); 1987: 9 (Moorea). - Peyrot-Clausade, 1989: 111, 115 (Moorea, Tikehau; 30m). - Poupin, 1996a: 45 (Checklist). - Aff. Pseudoliomera variolosa - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977a, annex of the species: 27 (Moorea). - (Pseudoliomera) variolosa - Guinot, 1985: 451 (List). - Remark: Monteforte writes, Pseudoliomera variolosa (A. Milne Edwards, 1837 sic). Then, it could be Neoliomera variolosa (A. Milne Edwards, 1873), which is different from Borradaile's species (cf. Serčne, 1984: 66). - Moorea Biocode project. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, sample 0336, St 19, Ua Huka, 20 m, 1 male 3.3x4.8 mm; Leg 3, St. MQ27-B, Hatu Iti, 5-22 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC383, St. MQ32-B, Hatutaa, 17-22 m, coll. Albenga et al, sample LC389.

Depth distribution: 0 - 30 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/