Decapoda - Dendrobranchiata - Benthesicymidae - Benthesicymus

Benthesicymus investigatoris Alcock & Anderson, 1899



World Distribution
Pérez Farfante & Kensley (1997); Poupin (1998); Burukovsky (1990) - Indo-West Pacific: East coast of Africa, gulf of Aden, Madagascar, Réunion, Saya de Malha Bank, Sri Lanka, Andaman sea, Indonesia, Philippines, Japan, New South Wales Australia, Kermadec, Wallis & Futuna, Fiji, Hawaii, French Polynesia; Seamounts Sala y Gòmez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 24°58'-25°33' S / 88°31'-99°35' W - Deep (600-1650 m).
Crosnier (1985 : 857), Pérez Farfante & Kensley (1997 : 61) - Mondial. Indo-ouest Pacifique. Afrique orientale et golfe d'Aden, Madagascar, Réunion, Sri Lanka, Andaman, Indonésie, Philippines, Japon, Australie, Wallis & Futuna, Fidji, Hawaii, jusqu'à Sala-y-Gomez. Entre 600-1650 m

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Pelagic or bathypelagic

Vertical range : Pelagic or bathypelagic - Min-Max observed: 500-1690 m

Réunion data
Benthesicymus investigatoris - Crosnier, 1985 : 857 (Réunion, coll. Marion Dufresne, MD32, plusieurs station en 1982, 580-1690 m, MNHN).

New Caledonia data
Bathus 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP661 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Bathus 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP651 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Bathus 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP660 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Bathus 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP767 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, DC321 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP31 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP54 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP30 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP61 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP57 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP32 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP74 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP62 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Biogeocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP297 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP323 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP324 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CC384 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP75 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Halipro 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, BT102 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Beryx 11 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP58 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Halipro 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, BT106 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Bathus 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP821 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Bathus 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP844 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Halipro 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, CH876 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Halipro 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, BT42 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Halipro 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, BT46 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Halipro 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, BT76 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Halipro 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, BT85 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Halipro 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, BT96 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CC384 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CC367 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
EASTER ISLAND - Benthesicymus investigatoris - Burukovsky, 1990: 189 (Seamounts Sala y Gòmez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 24°58'-25°33' S / 88°31'-99°35' W; ? 330-1500 m). - Parin et al., 1997: 162, tab. 3 (List of Decapoda for the Nazca and Sala y Gòmez submarine ridges). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Benthesicymus investigatoris - Poupin et al., 1990: 15 (French Polynesia; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin, 1996b: 4, pl. 1b (Hiva Oa, Huahine, Makemo; 630-1025m); 1998: 4 (Checklist). - Unpublished specimens in MNHN collections, det. A. Crosnier: coll. FRV. Alis, MUSORSTOM 9 Expedition 1997, st. 1193, Hiva Oa, 790-800 m, 1 male, st. 1195, Hiva Oa, 800 m, several sp., st. 1261, Ua Pou 850 m, 1 female, st. 1262, Ua Pou, 850-905 m, several sp., st. 1263, Ua Pou 1107 m, 1 female, st. 1272, Eiao, 600-680 m, 1 male, st. 1276, Eiao, 800-805 m; several sp., st. 1277, Eiao, 1000-1100 m, several sp., st. 1303, Nuku Hiva, 705-794 m, several sp., st. 1307, Nuku Hiva 708-738 m; several sp.; coll. BENTHAUS Expedition 2002, Rapa I., st. CP1891, 800-850 m, st. CP1892, 742-1000 m, st. 1909, 783-1000 m, st. CP1910, 840-1200 m, st. CP1911, 900-1300 m, Tubuai I., st. DW1956, 600-900 m, st. CP1965, 500-1200 m, st. CP1966, 636-1200 m, st. CP1967, 600-1200 m.

Wallis & Futuna data
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CP564 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CP562 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CC553 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CP552 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CP521 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CP550 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CP565 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CP551 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CP621 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CP567 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CP638 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CP622 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CP592 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373

Other data
Karubar Indonesie, CP53 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 255-337
Karubar Indonesie, CP52 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 255-337
Karubar Indonesie, CP87 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 255-337
Karubar Indonesie, CC57 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 255-337
Karubar Indonesie, CP89 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 255-337
Musorstom 1 Philippines, CP49 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 5, 144: 37-67
Musorstom 1 Philippines, CP54 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 5, 144: 37-67
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1126 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1129 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1127 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1125 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1110 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP956 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP990 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP991 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1036 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1037 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1075 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1076 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.

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