Decapoda - Brachyura - Goneplacidae - Thyraplax

Thyraplax cristata Castro, 2007



World Distribution
(Castro, 2007: 677) - French Polynesia (Society Is and Tuamotu Archipelago). Depth: 250-510 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 250-510 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Carcinoplax aff. cooki - Poupin et al., 1990: 17 (French Polynesia; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin, 1996a: 98 (Checklist);1996b: 34, pl. 16b (Fangataufa, Moorea, Moruroa; 250-510m). - Thyraplax cristata Castro, 2007: 677, figs 20-22 (same material, Frv Marara st. D53, 234, 258, 317, 320, 323, 473, 476, 485). - Thyraplax ?cristata - Society, Moorea, R/V Alis 2009, Biocode, coll. & photo G. Paulay, det. J. Poupin from photo. Depth unknown, ?500m

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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