Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Dardanus

Dardanus australis Forest & Morgan, 1991



World Distribution
Davie & Miller (2013: 636 - Memoirs of the Queensland Museum - Nature) - Western & eastern Australia; French Polynesia (Austral Islands). 10–188 m, mostly 130–150 m.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 70-180 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Dardanus australis - Poupin, 1996a: 17, 76, 96 (Checklist, with first record at Rapa, 70-115m; coll. Frv Marara, fr); 1996b: 16, pl. 7h (Same material; illustrated). - Unpublished observation. - Det. J. Poupin & D.L. Rahayu, April 2007 from photograph and specimens in MNHN collection, coll. BENTHAUS, Austral Islands: st. CP1906, Rapa, trawl 110-127 m (photographs); st. CAS1916, Neilson Reef, 180 m, 1 female 11.5 mm; st. DW1880, Marotiri, 90-94 m, 1 male 9.5 mm (in a shell of Malia sp., det. Warèn).

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, CP1906 — Poupin J, Zoosystema 25, 4: 643-664

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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