Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Atergatopsis

Atergatopsis signatus (Adams & White, 1848)



Selected Reference(s)
Atergatopsis signatus. - Holthuis, L. B., 1953a: 12. - French Polynesia
Atergatopsis signatus. - Monteforte, M., 1984: 170, annex 1, tab. a. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Society (Tahiti?); Tuamotu (Makatea, Mataiva, Raroia, Takapoto) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Atergatopsis signatus - Holthuis, 1953: 12 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 16 (Raroia). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 62 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Guinot, 1966a: 48 (Raroia); 1985: 450 (List). - Monteforte, 1984: 170, annex 1, tab. a (Makatea, Mataiva, Takapoto). - Delesalle, 1985: 289 (Mataiva). - Salvat, 1986b: 72 (French Polynesia). - Poupin, 1996a: 45 (Checklist). Unpublished record, coll. & det. G. Paulay with a ? (color of specimens from French Polynesia differs from those on Guam, see photographs), Tahiti, east coast, at Trou de Souffleur, October 19, 2001 (FLMNH-UF 1399).


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



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