Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Trapeziidae - Trapezia

Trapezia flavopunctata Eydoux & Souleyet, 1842



Selected Reference(s)
Trapezia flavopunctata. - Castro, P., 1997b: 121. - French Polynesia
Trapezia flavopunctata. - Castro, P., Ng, P. K. L. and Ahyong, S. T., 2004: 41. [Species of Trapezia] - Indo-West Pacific

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Austral (Arago Bank); Society (Moorea,Tahiti); Tuamotu (Hikueru) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Coral obligate associate (Gen. Pocillopora).

Regional Records: Trapezia flavopunctata - Ortmann, 1893b: 485 (Tahiti). - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 136, fig. 138a-b (Hikueru). - Odinetz, 1983: 34, 205 (Tahiti; p. 205 = "T. flavomaculata" sic). - Galil & Lewinsohn, 1985b: 210 ("Papetoai bay" = Moorea, Tahiti). - Guinot, 1985: 452 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 59 (Checklist). - Castro, 1997b: 121 (Hikueru, Moorea, Tahiti). - Castro et al., 2004: 41 (Species of Trapezia). - Trapezia rufopunctata flavopunctata - Seurat, 1934: 59 (Tahiti). - Trapezia areolata - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 135, fig. 133 (Hikueru; part), not Trapezia areaolata Dana, 1852. - Unpublished sp. - Austral, Arago Bank, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, stn DW1984, dredge 40 m, det. J. Poupin, from photograph only, male 10.5x14 mm; ident. confirmed by P. Castro, September 2003. - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Poupin, Tahiti, outer slope at night, about 3 m. - Moorea Biocode project.

Depth distribution: 0 - 40 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/