Decapoda - Brachyura - Varunidae - Pseudograpsus

Pseudograpsus albus Stimpson, 1858



World Distribution
(Davie, 2002: 229) - IWP, Madagascar, Christmas I., New Caledonia, Japan, Fiji. Plus Wallis & Futuna, French Polynesia.
Sakai (2004, CD) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Madagascar, Maurice, Réunion, Maldives, Indonésie. Nouvelle-Calédonie, Taiwan, Japon, Fidji, Iles de la Ligne. Comprend, Australie, Polynésie française. Mayotte, premier signalement.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Intertidal - Min-Max observed: 0-6 m

Mayotte data
Pseudograpsus albus - Mayotte, Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 15, Ilot Mtsamboro, plage de la pointe Nord-est, intertidal sous des cailloux, 1 femelle 5,3 x 5,9 mm, dét. Poupin, Cléva, MNHN B32084.

Europa data
Pseudograpsus albus - Mission BIORECIE, st. 10, 10/11/2011, 3 ovigerous females 5.9x6.6-7.0x8.2 mm (MNHN).

Réunion data
Pseudograpsus albus - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (MNHN, St. 1, St. Leu, photographies J. Poupin, programme BIOTAS).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Pseudograpsus albus - Poupin & Juncker, in prep (Alofi, Futuna). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Pseudograpsus albus - Rathbun, 1907: 32 (Fakarava). - Holthuis, 1953: 32 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 10 (Raroia). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 72 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). -Guinot, 1985: 453 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 69 (Checklist). - Cyclograpsus integer - Poupin, 1994a: 56 (Taiaro) pro parte (female ov. 7.8x9), non C. integer H. Milne Edwards, 1837 = Pseudograpsus albus, det. J. Poupin. - Unpublished spp. - Coll. BENTHAUS Expedition (Poupin, Molodstova), Raevavae, November 16, 2003, seashore near wharf, sandy beach, under stones, det. J. Poupin November 25, 2003 (numerous spp. in MNHN). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ18-M, Hiva Oa, intertidal, coll. Poupin, sample LC261.

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