Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Atergatopsis

Atergatopsis signata (Adams & White, 1849)



World Distribution
Sakai (CD - 2004), Poupin (Internet) - Red Sea, Eastern Africa, Zanzibar, Mozambique, South Africa, Madagascar, Comoros (Glorieuses), Mauritius, Coetivy, India, Taiwan, Japan, French Polynesia.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-5 m

Mayotte data
Atergatopsis signatus - Serène, 1984 : 142, fig. 82, pl. XX A (Madagascar ; Iles Glorieuses, Iles du Lys, zone intertidale, coll. A. Crosnier 29 janvier 1971, 1 carapace 69 x 101 mm). - Atergatopsis signata - Ng et al., 2008 : 205 (liste des noms valides).

Europa data
Atergatopsis flavomaculatus - Lenz, 1910 : 546 (Europa; Atergatopsis flavomaculatus A. Milne-Edwards, 1865 est un synonyme de A. signata. - Atergatopsis signata - Fourmanoir, 1952 : 175 (Europa). - Atergatopsis signatus - Guinot, 1967 : 262 (Liste, avec Europa).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Atergatopsis signatus - Holthuis, 1953: 12 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 16 (Raroia). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 62 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Guinot, 1966a: 48 (Raroia); 1985: 450 (List). - Monteforte, 1984: 170, annex 1, tab. a (Makatea, Mataiva, Takapoto). - Delesalle, 1985: 289 (Mataiva). - Salvat, 1986b: 72 (French Polynesia). - Poupin, 1996a: 45 (Checklist). Unpublished record, coll. & det. G. Paulay with a ? (color of specimens from French Polynesia differs from those on Guam, see photographs), Tahiti, east coast, at Trou de Souffleur, October 19, 2001 (FLMNH-UF 1399).

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