Decapoda - Brachyura - Majidae - Ageitomaia

Ageitomaia baeckstroemi (Balss, 1924)

World Distribution
Easter Island - Distribution (Griffin & Tranter, 1986: 201) - East Pacific, Juan Fernandez Islands. EP

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 59-119 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
EASTER ISLAND - Ageitomaia baeckstroemi - Pers. com. from M. Retamal, email 26/02/2002 "to appear in Decapods of CIMAR-5 cruise, that will be published in Ciencia y Tecnologia del Mar, in press" (Salas y Gómez, stn 75, 26º27'12 S, 105º22'01 W, 85 m). - Griffin & Tranter, 1986: 201 (new comb. and distribution). - Retamal, 2005: 60, fig. 1, Archipiélago de Juan Fernández e isla Salas y Gómez (Chile). La batimetría conocida varía entre 55 y 119 m.

Comment(s) on data
According to Guzmán Gómez, Guillermo Leandro,, mail March 2015, This record from Easter Island belongs in fact to a new species of Leptomithrax in study, to appear in a forthcoming publication (Guzmán Gómez, in preparation).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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