Decapoda - Anomura - Paguridae - Pylopaguropsis

Pylopaguropsis sp. nov. Asakura in preparation 2007-2013



World Distribution
French Polynesia (Rurutu) - 280-300 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 280-300 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Pylopaguropsis sp. nov. - Austral Islands, BENTHAUS st. CAS2008 - Rurutu - 22°27.06' S - 151°18.88' W - Deep : 280-300 m, 1 sp. Lc 10 mm, Lt 72 mm.

Comment(s) on data
Pylopaguropsis sp. nov. Specimen with Asakura, in study with this comment mail 2007 "It is a very big species, and if it is Pylopaguropsis, the biggest species I have ever seen among the genus". New mail in 2013 to confirm that description of a new species is in progress.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)