Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Lophozozymus

Lophozozymus pulchellus A. Milne-Edwards, 1867



World Distribution
Serène (1984 : 170) Described from New Caledonia and recorded in numerous places in the Indo-West Pacific, including Red Sea, Australia, Hawaii, and Japan. Also Europa, Seychelles, Australia, New Caledonia. Japan, Paracel, French Polynesia, Mayotte.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-120 m

Mayotte data
Lophozozymus pulchellus - Mission KUW novembre 2009, Mayotte, st. 35, Récif Surprise, passe de Longoni, 4-25 m, 1 mâle 4,7x7,6 mm (cassé), dét. septembre 2011, MNHN sans numéro. - BIOTAS 2009, Juan de Nova, reef-block, st. JDN08, lots MEPA-00596 (nr)

Europa data
Lophozozymus pulchellus - Dérijard, 1968 : 1244, fig. 8-9 (Europa). - Serène, 1984 : 170 (Europa dans la distribution).

Réunion data
Lophozozymus pulchellus - Coll. BIOLAVE, 26/11/2011, shallow-waters, divers 10-30 m, det. J. Poupin based on color photo, 25/01/2013.

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Lophozozymus pulchellus - Unpublished specimens in MNHN collection, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition 2002, det. J. Poupin October 2006: Arago bank, st. DW1968, 100-120 m, 1 female, 7.5x11.9 mm. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, St 37, Hiva Oa, 28 m, sample 0518.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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