Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Caphyra

Caphyra rotundifrons (A. Milne-Edwards, 1869)



Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with algae

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-6 m

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Caphyra rotundifrons - Rathbun, 1907: 60, pl. 1, fig. 4 (Tahiti). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 58 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Stephenson & Rees, 1967: 7 (Bora Bora, "Mata Uta Papeete" = Tahiti). - Guinot, 1985: 449 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 29 (Checklist). - Remark: Crosnier (1962 : 30) indicates that this species is found in association with marine phanerogam (?) of the genus Chlorodesmis.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database