Decapoda - Anomura - Porcellanidae - Petrolisthes

Petrolisthes militaris (Heller, 1862)



World Distribution

Osawa (2007: 27) - IWP. This species is distributed throughout the Indian Ocean including Red Sea; in the Pacific, northward to Tsugaru Strait, Japan, eastward to New Caledonia, southward to northern Australia. It has been reported from coral reefs and from dredge hauls and has a broad bathymetric range from the subtidal to about 180 m; often associated with corals at shallower depths (Haig 1964, 1979).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-110 m

Europa data
Petrolisthes militaris - Haig, 1966 : 40 (Europa, coll. Fourmanoir, 1 mβle).

New Caledonia data
Lagon 12 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW971 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW735 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 13 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1190 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 13 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1189 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 13 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1072 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 13 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP1069 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW110b — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 13 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP1067 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW121 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 12 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1030 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 11 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW880 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 11 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW870 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 11 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW860 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 11 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW851 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 11 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW761 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 13 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP1068 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW275 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 9 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW594 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 6 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW316 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW101 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 6 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW300 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW187 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW249 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW201 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW99 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW77 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW69 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW156 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 6 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW301 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Chalcal 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP14 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW732 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW248 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW729 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW655 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW623 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW699 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW657 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW723 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Corail 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP7 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW603 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW619 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW14 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW12 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Nouvelle Caledonie, PLG — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW686 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW692 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Petrolisthes militaris - Nobili, 1907: 377, with a ? (Marutea South). - Poupin, 1996a: 21 (Checklist). - Unpublished material - Coll. FRV Alis, MUSORSTOM 9, provisional det. J. Poupin cf. photogaph (st. CP1264, Ua Pou, 53-57 m). - Remark: presence of this species in French Polynesia needs to be confirmed; it is not reported in the area by Haig, 1979: 122; 1982: 280; 1992: 316). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ19-B, Hiva Oa, 10-25 m, coll. Albenga et al., sample LC221 (check).

Other data
Corindon 2 Indonesie, CH206 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Musorstom 1 Philippines, CP57 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP28 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP47 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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