Decapoda - Brachyura - Grapsidae - Pachygrapsus

Pachygrapsus planifrons De Man, 1888



World Distribution
Poupin et al. (2005: 37) - West Indian Ocean to east Pacific islands: Seychelles; Christmas I,, Cocos-Keeling Is.; Thailand, Indonesia; South China Sea (Anambas Is., Hainan I., Xisha or Paracel Is); Japan; Caroline Is.; Mariana Is.; Kiribati; Funafuti; Hawaiian Is.; Tuamotu Archip.; Clipperton. Plus Wallis & Futuna, Mayotte, Glorieuses, Europa.

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

Vertical range : Intertidal - Min-Max observed: 0-6 m

Mayotte data
Pachygrapsus planifrons - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 2, plage de Trévani à Kangani, 1 femelle ovigère 4,7x5,6 mm, MNHN B-32365. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. BIO 22, st. BIO 34.- Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, intertidal, reef-block, st5 (several, long banded legs, setae at tip of fingers) (nr); 1 male, 1 ov. female 7.3x8.7 mm, 1 ov. female., 1 female, st. 1. (MNHN).

Europa data
Pachygrapus planifrons - Europa, mission BIORECIE, St. 8, 1 male 5.4x6.7 (MNHN), St. 11, 4 males 2.7x3.6-5.2x6.6 mm, 3 ovigerous females 3.9x4.9-4.3x5.5 mm (MNHN), bord lagon, sous les cailloux. Premier signalement.

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ng P.K.L & Richer de Forges B., Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia: 315-332

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Pachygrapsus planifrons - Poupin & Juncker, in prep (Futuna). - CLIPPERTON - Pachygrapsus planifrons - Garth, 1965: 30, figs 15, 16 (Clipperton). - Poupin et al., 2005: 34, figs 10a-f, 14d, 15d (Clipperton). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new coll.). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Pachygrapsus planifrons - Holthuis, 1953: 31 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 7 (Raroia). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 72 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Guinot, 1985: 453 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 68 (Checklist). - Poupin et al., 2005: 34, fig. 10a-f, 14d, 15d (Fakarava, Rangiroa, Taiaro; Synonyms). - Pachygrapsus longipes - Rathbun, 1907: 30 (Fakarava). - Moorea Biocode project. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ25-M, Nuku Hiva, baie Hakatea, intertidal, coll. V. Heros., sample LC292.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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