Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Grapsidae - Ptychognathus

Ptychognathus crassimanus Finnegan, 1931



Selected Reference(s)
Ptychognathus crassimanus. - Finnegan, S., 1931: 649. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Endemic to the region; Marquesas - Freshwater.

Regional Records: Ptychognathus crassimanus Finnegan, 1931: 649 (Marquesas). - Poupin, 1996a: 69, 77, 78 (Checklist). - Remark: It seems that this species was never recorded after its description. In particular, it does not appear in the works by Marquet (1988, 1991, 1993), who has only collected Ptychognathus easteranus (det. Holhtuis), in the Marquesas rivers.


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



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