Decapoda - Brachyura - Plagusiidae - Plagusia

Plagusia immaculata Lamarck, 1818

World Distribution
(Hendrickx, 1995b: 140) - Indian ocean to central America, including Hawaii. In the eastern Pacific, Gulf of California to bay Santa Elena, Mexico, and oceanic Islands: Coco et Galapagos. Plus Clipperton.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Pelagic or bathypelagic

Vertical range : Pelagic or bathypelagic - Min-Max observed: 1-5 m

Mayotte data
Plagusia immaculata Lamarck, 1818 — Mayotte, photo Dzaoudzi harbour, under a buoy N. Verneau (det. J. Poupin with hesitation, P. squamosa possible). - Poupin et al., 2013c: 12, Glorieuses (under a drifting buoy), 1 M, 1 F MNHN-IU-2013-7320, Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. BIO 22 (drifting on a buoy near the station), 1 M 17.6x19.4 mm, 1 F 18x19.8 mm. - Poupin, 2016: Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, st. 13, coll. Nico Tisné, under buoy (nr), 1 female 17.6x17.8 mm (MNHN) — IP, Somalia, Mayotte, Glorieuses, Madagascar to Hawaii, Clipperton, Coco, Galapagos, eastern Pacific (Gulf of California to Mexico); low intertidal, shallow subtidal, and on flotsam and ship’s hulls. Tromelin, photo, Sabine Orlowski (TAAF), January 2018, transmitted December 2019 by Maxime Amy, TAAF Réunion.

Réunion data
Plagusia immaculata - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (Détermination à partir de photographies, F. Trentin, programme BIOTAS). - May 2010, Réunion. Bay Saint Paul, Photo S. Ribes.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
CLIPPERTON - Plagusia immaculata - Hendrickx, 1995b: 140 (distribution). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new record).

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