Decapoda - Achelata - Scyllaridae - Parribacus

Parribacus scarlatinus Holthuis, 1960

World Distribution
(Chan, FAO) - Central and South Pacific from Kapingamarangi through the Marshall, Gilbert, and Phoenix islands to French Polynesia, Marquesas.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 6-23 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Parribacus scarlatinus - Michel, 1971: 472 (Marquesas, Omoa bay = Fatu Hiva). - Holthuis, 1985: 102, fig. 26; 1991: 215, fig. 411-412 (Marquesas). - Poupin, 1996a: 11 (Checklist) - Unpublished specimens, Coll. P. Laboute, 1997, MUSORSTOM 9, dive at night, 6 m, det. TY Chan (Nuku Hiva); Photograph of a specimen from the Marquesas, Nuku Hiva, by J. Hoover, det. G. Paulay (see illustration from main list). - Unpublished record, coll. & prov. det. G. Paulay (sp. differs from typical P. scarlatinus and is probably not this species; see photographs), Rangiroa, January 10, 2001, ca. 1 km S. of NW point of atoll, off Motu Maeherehonae (FLMNH-UF 1355). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ1-GR, Nuku Hiva, 8-10 m, photo in situ Perez, sample PC9, photo Poupin, St. MQ2-GR, Nuku Hiva,20-23 m, sample LC30, LC31, plus photo macro, plus photos in situ T. Perez, St. MQ4-GR, Nuku Hiva, 10-19 m, photo in situ T. Perez, St. MQ24-GR-R, Ua Pou, 6-12 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC319.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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