Decapoda - Brachyura - Leucosiidae - Oreophorus

Oreophorus horridus aff. pre-det J. Poupin, 2012

World Distribution
O. horridus ss reported from Red Sea, Tanzania, Mayotte. Also pre-det O. horridus in French Polynesia (Marquesas) (J. Poupin).

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 6-12 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Orephorus sp. aff. horridus - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ24-GR-R, Ua Pou, 6-12 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC304. Genus seems to be correct according to photos and Tan & Ng (1995) key. Check specimen with Tan & Ng to confim O. horridus, reported still confidently from Red Sea and WIO.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database