Stomatopoda - Unipeltata - Protosquillidae - Chorisquilla

Chorisquilla excavata (Miers, 1880)



World Distribution
Müller (1994, part) - Distribution: Indonesia (Lombok; Talaud Islands; Timor); South China Sea (Macclesfield Bank); Bonin Islands; off Andaman Islands (off Little Andaman Island; off Table Island); Philippines; Ogasawara Islands.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 5-50 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Chorisquilla excavata - Barber & Erdmann, 2000: not seen (Moorea ). - Ahyong, 2002: 367, 369 (Checklist of stomatopods from French Polynesia). - Unpublished specimens, Smithsonian Institute and/or U.C. Berkeley, Caldwell coll. & det., Moorea, rubble, 5-40 m, common; coll. BENTHAUS 2002 Expedition, stn DW1926, Thiers bank, 50-90 m, det. S. Ahyong 2004.

Comment(s) on data
Ahyong (2012: 242) - Chorisquilla excavata, - Moosa, Stomatopoda, in: Le benthos des fonds meubles des lagons de Nouvelle-Calédonie, Vol. 1 (B. Richer de Forges, ed.), Ed. ORSTOM: 163. is in fact C. pococki

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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