Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Tetraliidae - Tetralia

Tetralia muta (Linnaeus, 1758)



Selected Reference(s)
Tetralia vanninii. - Castro, P., 1997b: 113, Fig. 1a-d. - French Polynesia
Tetralia muta. - Castro, P., Ng, P. K. L. and Ahyong, S. T., 2004: 29. [New name for Tetralia vanninii] - Indo-West Pacific
Tetralia vanninii = T. muta. - Trautwein, S. E., 2007: 18. [Status of T. vanninii = T. muta is an enigma and validity of this species is questionable] - World

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Society (Moorea, Raiatea); Tuamotu (Anuanuraro, ?Fakarava) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Coral obligate associate (Gen. Acropora).

Regional Records: Tetralia glaberrima - ?Rathbun, 1907: 60 (Fakarava, part). - Tetralia vanninii - Castro, 1997b: 113, Fig. 1a-d (Anuanuraro, Moorea "Hauru Point & Nuarei Bay", ? Fakarava, Raiatea "Taoru I."; Syn.). - Tetralia muta - Castro et al., 2004: 29 (new name for Tetralia vanninii Galil & Clark, 1998). - Trautwein, 2007: 18 (Status of T. vanninii = T. muta is an enigma and validity of this species is questionable).


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/