Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Ciliopagurus

Ciliopagurus vakovako Poupin, 2001



World Distribution
French Polynesia, Marquesas only

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-57 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Ciliopagurus vakovako Poupin, 2001: 292, fig. 1-4 (Eiao, Nuku Hiva, Tahuata, Ua Huka, Ua Pou; 0-53/57m, MUSORSTOM 9 campaign). - Ciliopagurus strigatus - Forest, 1995: 50, in part, Marquesas specimens only, Nuku Hiva = Ciliopagurus vakovako. - Ciliopagurus krempfi - Forest, 1995: 59, in part, Marara st. D47, Tahuata, 48m only = Ciliopagurus vakovako. - Remark: this new species seems to endemic to the Marquesas Islands where it can be considered as a vicariant of the widespread indo-west pacific Ciliopagurus strigatus. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, coll. N. Evans, Leg 2, St. 3, 13; Leg 3, MQ2-GR, Nuku Hiva, 20-23 m, coll. Starmer & coll., sample LC17, LC18 (photo), St. MQ19-R, Hiva Oa, 10-25 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC230 (photos), St. MQ21-R, Ua Pou, 6-10 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC282 (photo), St. MQ24-GR-R, Ua Pou, 6-10 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC313.

Other data
Polynesie, PLG — Poupin J, The Raffes Bulletin of Zoology 49, 2: 291-300
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1264 — Poupin J, The Raffes Bulletin of Zoology 49, 2: 291-300

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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