Decapoda - Brachyura - Ocypodidae - Austruca

Austruca perplexa (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)



World Distribution
Rosenberg (Internet) - West Pacific - Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, Papa New Guinea, Northeastern Australia.

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

Vertical range : Land & Freshwater - Min-Max observed: 0-1 m

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267. - Uca perplexa - Juncker & Poupin, 2009: 14, n°174, CRISP Report: Photo J. Poupin (St 6 Koné, 7 spp. MM 5,6x9,0 - 4,9x8,0 - 8,4x13,2 mm, sans sa grosse pince, 1 M juv., 3 FF 6,5x9,9 - 6,0x9,6, 1 F juv. ; St. 8 Voh, 1 M 4,7x7,3 mm ; St 9 Pindaï, 2 MM 5,4x8,6 et 6,6x10,0 mm, 2 FF 5,2x7,8 mm et 8,7x11,7 mm). - Shin & al., 2013, The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology: 643, tab. 1, NCHUZOOL-13573 (leg. from Junker & Poupin, 2009, coll. in New Caledonia).
Austruca perplexa - Shih et al., 2016, Raffles Bulletin: 168, New Caledonia [Ouana Bay, NCHUZOOL 13573; new genus].

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Austruca perplexa - Shih et al., 2016, Raffles Bulletin: 168, Wallis [Pointe Utu, NCHUZOOL 14912; new genus].

Comment(s) on data
Uca perplexa complex currently studied by H.T. Shih with specimens from New Caledonia belonging to the true U. perplexa and specimens from Wallis & Futuna belonging to a new species with description in progress (May 2014).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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