Decapoda - Anomura - Paguridae - Pagurixus

Pagurixus maorus (Nobili, 1906)



World Distribution
Komai (2010: 1314, J. Nat. Hist.) - Southern Japan, Indonesia, Marshall Islands, French Polynesia, intertidal to 20 m. Newly recorded from the Philippines and New Caledonia.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-20 m

New Caledonia data
Pagurixus maorus - Komai, 2010: 1314, J. Nat. Hist. - New Caledonia. SURPRISES, Surprise Atoll, stn DW 1397, 18°21.9’S, 163°03.9?E, 43 m, 13 May 1999, 1 ovigerous female SL 2.4 mm (MNHN-Pg 8317); Surprise Atoll, stn 463, 18°20?S, 163°01?E, 43 m, 1 March 1985, 2 ovigerous females SL 2.7, 3.4 mm (MNHN-Na 8318).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Eupagurus maorus Nobili, 1906a: 259; 1907: 371, pl. 1, fig. 9 (Mangareva). - Forest, 1954a: 73; 1956a: 1056 (French Polynesia). - Pagurixus maorus - McLaughlin & Haig, 1984: 126, fig. 2 (Syn.). - Komai & Asakura, 1995: 341, 353 (Key). - Poupin, 1996a: 19 (Checklist). - Komai & Osawa, 2006: 17, figs. 4-7, 44a, 47 (Tikehau, coll. G. Paulay FLMNH-UF 1816). - Moorea Biocode project. - Pagurixus maorus - Komai, 2010: 1314, J. Nat. Hist. - French Polynesia. Moorea, 1980, 1 female SL 2.4 mm (MNHN-Na 8319).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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