Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Grapsidae - Varuna

Varuna litterata (Fabricius, 1798)



Selected Reference(s)
Varuna litterata. - Keith, P., Vigneux, E. and Marquet, G., 2002: 72, photograph. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Austral; Society (Moorea, Tahiti) - Freshwater; Brackish water; Soft bottom (mud, sand).

Regional Records: Varuna litterata - Marquet, 1988: 90, fig. 48, tab. 3; 1991: 133, tab. 1-2; 1993: tab. 1, 3 (Moorea, Tahiti). - Poupin 1994a: 67, fig. 63, pl. 8b (Tahiti; coll. Frv Marara); 1996a: 6, 69 (Checklist). - Keith et al., 2002: 72, photograph (Austral, Society). - Unpublished sp., coll. & det. G. Paulay, Moorea, January 10, 2001, Opunohu River, 0-2 km from mouth (FLMNH-UF 1422, 1509). - Moorea Biocode project.


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/