Decapoda - Brachyura - Parthenopidae - Daldorfia

Daldorfia dimorpha S. H. Tan & Ng, 2007

World Distribution
(Tan & Ng, 2007: 148) - Hawaii. Also French Polynesia, Marquesas (det. Poupin, coll. N. Evans)

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 9-27 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Daldorfia dimorpha - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, St. 10, 12, 13, Eiao, Nuku Hiva, 9-27 m, coll. N. Evans, det. Poupin.

Comment(s) on data
This species is similar to D. leprosa but with 'r' or 'T' shaped teeth on dorsal margins of ambulatory meri (instead of tubercles). Its occurrence in the Marquesas confirm faunistical link between Hawaii and Marquesas already noticed for a few other species.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database