Decapoda - Achelata - Palinuridae - Panulirus

Panulirus femoristriga (von Martens, 1872)

World Distribution
Chan (1998: 1015) under P. albiflagellum Chan & Chu, 1996 a junior synonym of P. femoristriga. - Indo-West Pacific from the Maldive Islands, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Great Barrier Reef (Australia), Taiwan, Japan, probably also Solomon Islands, New Hebrides, and French Polynesia. Note: presence is confirmed around the Marquesas, French Polynesia (Poupin, Internet Database). Also Galapagos (Hickman & Zimmerman, 2000: 54), Wallis & Futuna.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 15-35 m

New Caledonia data
Panulirus femoristriga - Juncker & Poupin (2009: 43, n°374, CRISP Report) - Profondeur : 1-20 m / Source : cette compilation, d'après photo in situ.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Panulirus femoristriga - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Wallis). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Panulirus longipes femoristriga - George, 1972: not seen (French Polynesia), not P. longipes (A. Milne Edwards, 1868) = ? P. albiflagellum Chan & Chu (Material observed by George (1972) is "without cross-bands on the antennular flagella" and could be Panulirus albiflagellum (cf. Chan & Chu, 1996). - Panulirus albiflagellum Chan & Chu, 1996: 378, fig. 1c, 2c, 3c, 4c-d, 5c (?French Polynesia) - Unpublished specimens, MNHN - Coll. P. Laboute 1997, MUSORSTOM 9, plongée de nuit, 15m, det. TY Chan (Nuku Hiva). - Panulirus femoristriga - Chan & Ng, 2001: 126 ("The name for the species with the white inner antennular flagellum should be P. femoristriga (Von Marten, 1872), with P. albiflagellum Chan & Chu, 1996 as its junior subjective synonym"). - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Poupin/Chan, probably Marquesas. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, common, several stations; Leg 3, Nuku Hiva, St. MQ1-GR, sample ?PC1, photo in situ T. Perez, St. MQ2-GR, Nuku Hiva, 20-23 m, coll. Starmer et al., juvenile, sample LC26 (plus DNA, sample LC424, LC425), plus photos in situ T. Perez, St. MQ3-GR, Nuku Hiva, 20-25 m, photos in situ T. Perez, St. MQ13-GR, Tahuata, 27-35 m, photo in situ, T. Perez, no sample. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 238, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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