Decapoda - Brachyura - Goneplacidae - Thyraplax

Thyraplax cooki (Rathbun, 1906)



World Distribution
(Castro, 2007: 676, Zoosystema) - Hawaiian Is., French Polynesia (Austral Is., Marquesas Is.), Fiji, New Caledonia. Depth 430-1000 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 430-1200 m

New Caledonia data
Norfolk 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW2053 — Castro P, Zoosystema 29, 4: 609-774
Norfolk 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW2055 — Castro P, Zoosystema 29, 4: 609-774
Beryx 11 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW9 — Castro P, Zoosystema 29, 4: 609-774

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Thyraplax cooki - Castro, 2007: 676 (new combination; plus specimens from French Polynesia: coll. MUSORSTOM 9, 1997 st. DW1275, 627 m, Eiao, st. CP1276, 800-805 m, Eiao; coll. BENTHAUS 2002, st. DW1889, 600-620 m, Rapa, st. DW1957, 558-1000 m, Tubuai, st. DW1961, 470-800 m, Tubuai, st. CP1965, 500-1200 m, Tubuai, st. DW2004, 430-850 m, Rurutu, st. DW2010, 520-950 m, Rurutu).

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, DW2010 — Castro P, Zoosystema 29, 4: 609-774
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1889 — Castro P, Zoosystema 29, 4: 609-774
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1957 — Castro P, Zoosystema 29, 4: 609-774
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1961 — Castro P, Zoosystema 29, 4: 609-774
Benthaus Polynesie, DW2004 — Castro P, Zoosystema 29, 4: 609-774
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, DW1275 — Castro P, Zoosystema 29, 4: 609-774
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1276 — Castro P, Zoosystema 29, 4: 609-774
Benthaus Polynesie, CP1965 — Castro P, Zoosystema 29, 4: 609-774

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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