Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Olenothus

Olenothus uogi? Ng, 2002

World Distribution
Ng (2002) Olenothus uogi typical is from Guam. Possibly also ?French Polynesia (Marquesas, Society) according to pre-det based on photo only.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 20-23 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Aff. Olenothus uogi - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, sample 0064, St 2, Nuku Hiva, 20 m, 1 female 13.2x20.8 mm; Leg 3, St. MQ2-LC414, Nuku Hiva, 20-23 m, coll. & photo J. Starmer. Field det. as ?Platypodia; ressemble Olenothus uogi by shape of carapace but distinct by aspect of chelae (lateral expansion on carpi limited). - Moorea, photo M. Leray/Biocode.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database