Decapoda - Achelata - Palinuridae - Panulirus

Panulirus penicillatus (Olivier, 1791)



World Distribution
Red and eastern Africa to Mexico. In the eastern Pacific, Mexico, between Mazatlán and Guerrero, and in the Oceanic Islands: Revillagigedo (Clarion, Socorro), Clipperton, Coco, Malpelo et Galapagos. Includes French Polynesia, Wallis & Futuna.
Holthuis (1991 : 146) - Indo-Pacifique, de l'Afrique orientale au Mexique. Comprend, Madagascar, Réunion, Mayotte, Maurice, Wallis & Futuna, Polynésie française, Clipperton.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-6 m

Mayotte data
Panulirus penicillatus - Fourmanoir, 1955 : 28 (Comores). - Mayotte, photo Norbert Verneau, récif barrière de Moya, sous une grosse dalle, 3 m.

Réunion data
Palinurus ehrenbergi - Hoffman, 1874 : 30 (Réunion ; synonyme de P. penicillatus, voir Holthuis, 1991). - Panulirus penicillatus - A. Milne-Edwards, 1862, annexe F : 14 (Réunion, coll. Maillard). - Monod, 1975 : 1008 (Réunion dans le matériel examiné, coll. Plessis). - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (St. 12, spécimen déposé au Muséum de la Réunion).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Richer de Forges B & Laboute P, Etudes & Theses 2: 45-82

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Panulirus penicillatus - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Alofi, Futuna, Wallis). - CLIPPERTON - Panulirus penicillatus - Chace, 1962: 617 (Clipperton). - Holthuis, 1991: 151 (distribution). - Hendrickx, 1995a: 156 (distribution In the Eastern Pacific). - Hernández Aguilera, 2002: 312 (Socorro). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new coll.). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Panulirus penicillatus - Stimpson, 1860: 23 [92] (Tahiti). - Bate, 1888: 82, pl. 12-fig. 2 (Tahiti). - Nobili, 1907: 366 (Hao). - Boone, 1935: 67, pl. 17 (Tahiti). - Seurat, 1934: 60 (Gambier, Tuamotu). - Holthuis, 1953: 50 (Raroia). - Chabouis L. & F., 1954: 89 (Tahiti). - Morrison, 1954: 16 (Raroia). - Michel, 1971: 467 (Marquesas, Tuamotu; Phyllosomes larvae). - Chevalier et al., 1968: 92, 137 (Moruroa). - Monteforte, 1984: 173, annex 1, tab. a (Makatea, Mataiva, Tahiti, Takapoto). - Delesalle, 1985: 289, 293 (Mataiva). - Salvat, 1986b: 70, photograph (French Polynesia). - Bagnis & Christian, 1983: 108 (Tuamotu). - Holthuis, 1991: 151, fig. 285-286 (Tuamotu; Syn.). - Pardon, 1992: 83, photograph (Fakarava). - Poupin, 1994a: 8, fig. 4 (Taiaro); 1996a: 9, 81 (Checklist). - Cancer theresae Curtiss, 1938 ("Tautira" = Tahiti) - Field observation - May 1997, coll. Frv Marara, det. J. Poupin (Fangataufa) - New material - Coll. P. Laboute, 1997, MUSORSTOM 9 campaign, dive at night 4 m, det. TY Chan (Ua Huka). - Unpublished sp., from photograph, det. G. Paulay, Rangiroa (?FLMNH-UF). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, common, several stations; Leg 3, St MQ1-GR, Nuku Hiva, 8-10 m, photo in situ Perez, St. MQ33-GR?, Nuku Hiva, unidentified dive, coll. T. Perez et al., sample LC397.

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