Decapoda - Anomura - Porcellanidae - Petrolisthes

Petrolisthes decacanthus Ortmann, 1897



World Distribution
IWP - Glorioso, Seychelles, Maldives, Taiwan, Mariana, Caroline, Palau, Marshall, Samoa, Sociey Islands.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-22 m

Mayotte data
Petrolisthes decacanthus - Haig & Kropp, 1987 : 179, Glorieuses Islands, Grande Glorieuse, intertidal zone, coll. A. Crosnier 30 January 1971, 2 females (AHF 2734-01).

Réunion data
Petrolisthes ?decacanthus - Réunion - Program BIOLAVE, ARVAM, J.-P. Quod, photo, plate A. Barrère (unusal red legs with large white area on carapace, pl. Q4 of Barrère, top, left photo). - Réunion, intertidal, Boucan Canot, 2016, photo P. Bourjon, det. with hesitation, P. ?decacanthus.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Petrolisthes decacanthus Ortmann, 1897a: 285, pl. 17, fig. 2 (Tahiti). - Haig & Kropp, 1987: 176 (French Polynesia, in the distribution only; Syn.). - Poupin, 1996a: 21 (Checklist). - Petrolisthes aff. decacanthus - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, sample 0348?, St 22, Fatu Hiva, 22 m, pre-det. J. Poupin from photo, 1 male 5.8x5.8 mm; Leg 3, St. MQ32-GR, Hatutaa, 17-22 m, coll. Starmer et al, sample LC378

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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