Decapoda - Brachyura - Gecarcinidae - Discoplax

Discoplax hirtipes (Dana, 1852)



World Distribution
Ng & Davie (2012: 91) - Indonesia, Vietnam, New Caledonia, Palau, Solomon, Guam, Philippines, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, ?Nicobar, ?Christmas

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

Vertical range : Land & Freshwater - Min-Max observed: 0-6 m

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ng P & Guinot D, The Raffes Bulletin of Zoology 49, 2: 311-338
Ng & Davie (2012: 91) - New Caledonia - 1 male (61.4 × 78.0 mm) (MNHN-B 24813), Loyalty Islands, Lifou Island, We Cave, coll. B. Richer de Forges, 14 Jul.1993; 1 male (61.0 × 79.0 mm) (MNHN-B 24811), Loyalty Islands

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Cardisoma hirtipes - Heller, 1865: 35 (Tahiti). - Türkay, 1974: 229, fig. 2, 12-13 (Tahiti). - Guinot, 1985: 454, with a ? (List). - Poupin, 1994a: 53 (Text); 1996a: 65 (Checklist). - Discoplax hirtipes - Ng & Guinot, 2001: 330, 333, 335 (Key of Discoplax and list of recognised species of Gecarcinidae)

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database