Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Thalamita

Thalamita cooperi Borradaile, 1903



Distribution : Indian Ocean: Africa coast, Maldives, Laquedives to Central Pacific: French Polynesia (Marquesas, Society, Tuamotu). - Littoral.

Selected Reference(s)
Thalamita cooperi. - Crosnier, A., 2002: 419. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Ua Huka); Society (Moorea); Tuamotu (Tikehau) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; ?Soft bottom (sand, rubble).

Regional Records: Thalamita corrugata - Stephenson & Rees, 1967: 65, fig. 23 ("Tickahau" = Tikehau). - Guinot, 1985: 449 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 5, 34 (Checklist). - Thalamita cooperi - Naim, 1980a: annex 1, tab. 3 (Moorea; material not found in MNHN). - Poupin, 1996a: 33 (Checklist). - Crosnier, 2002: 419 (Ua Huka, MUSORSTOM 9 campaign) - Synonym: ?Thalamita corrugata Stephenson & Rees, 1961.


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/