Decapoda - Brachyura - Cryptochiridae - Opecarcinus

Opecarcinus lobifrons Kropp, 1989



World Distribution
Guam et Clipperton.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with corals (obligate)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 2-52 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
CLIPPERTON - Troglocarcinus (Troglocarcinus) crescentus - Garth, 1965: 8, figs 3-6 (Clipperton). - Pseudocryptochirus crescentus - Garth & Hopkins, 1968: 40, fig. 2 (part, Clipperton specimens only). [non Opecarcinus crescentus (Edmonson, 1925)]. - Opecarcinus lobifrons Kropp, 1989: 112, figs 7, 8 (type locality: Guam, also Clipperton; synonymy). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new record).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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