Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Paramedaeus

Paramedaeus simplex (A. Milne-Edwards, 1873)



World Distribution
Serène (1984 : 90) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Mer Rouge, Madagascar, Seychelles, Coetivy, Chagos, Maurice, Philippines, Ternate, Upolu, Hawaii, Polynésie française. Mendoza & Ng (2010: 69, The Raffles) - Philippines, Hawaii, Guam, New Caledonia. Species complex.

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

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

Mayotte data
Paramedaeus simplex - Anker & Michonneau, 2008, st. MAY08-St4, Sada, Tahiti Plage, récif frangeant, UF 13659. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. BIO 39, 1 juv. 5.9x7.8 mm; det. according to Ng & Clark (2002) photos and description.

New Caledonia data
Paramedaeus simplex - Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ng P.K.L & Richer de Forges B., Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia, Vol II7: 315-332. - Ng & Clark, 2002: 535 - Material examined.— 1 M cl 4.5 mm, cw 6.4 mm (MNHN B-27718), Ile Ouen, Baie du Prony, stn 151, 31-33 m, 22°32'S 166°48'E, New Caledonia, coll. B. Richer de Forges, no date; 1 F cl 3.8 mm, cw 5.2 mm (MNHN B-27720), Recif, New Caledonia, coll. B. Richer de Forges, June 1986.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Paramedaeus simplex - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977b: 212 (Moorea). - Guinot, 1985: 451, with a ? (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 42, 77 (Checklist) - Relevant material - ? Paramedaeus sp. - Peyrot-Clausade, 1989: 113 (Tikehau).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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