Decapoda - Brachyura - Gecarcinidae - Discoplax

Discoplax rotunda (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)



World Distribution
(Davie, 2002: 185) - IWP, Mauritius, Australia, Ryukyu Is., Hawaii, French Polynesia (Marquesas, Tuamotu, Gambier). Plus Wallis & Futuna, Glorieuses, New Caledonia

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

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

Mayotte data
Discoplax rotunda. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. coconut grove at night.

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, 88058 — Ng P & Guinot D, The Raffes Bulletin of Zoology 49, 2: 311-338
Nouvelle Caledonie, 88066 — Ng P & Guinot D, The Raffes Bulletin of Zoology 49, 2: 311-338
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ng P & Guinot D, The Raffes Bulletin of Zoology 49, 2: 311-338

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Cardisoma rotunda - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Alofi). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Cardisoma rotundum - Türkay, 1974: 234, fig. 1, 14 ("Tickahau-Atoll" = Tikehau). - Poupin, 1994a: 54, fig. 50, pl. 6g (Nuku Hiva; coll. Frv Marara); 1996a: 66 (Checklist). - Discoplax rotunda - Ng & Guinot, 2001: 311 (n. comb. with detailed diagnosis of genus Discoplax). - Unpublished observation, J.-F. Butaud, Niau atoll, color photographs, Temoe atoll, near Gambier, photo 14 April 2010, det. J. Poupin based on photo.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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