Decapoda - Brachyura - Ethusidae - Ethusa

Ethusa orientalis Miers, 1886



World Distribution
Castro (2005: 539, Zoosystema) - Vanuatu (Chen 2000, as Ethusa major Chen, 1993), Fiji (Miers 1886) and now from New Caledonia, Loyalty Is, Wallis and Futuna Is, and Tonga. Chen (2000: 427) erroneously recorded it (as E. major) from Indonesia, Chesterfield Is, and New Caledonia. The type locality of E. major is the Loyalty Is. Depth: 319-907 m

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 319-907 m

New Caledonia data
Ethusa orientalis - Castro, 2005: 538, Zoosystema - New Caledonia. BATHUS 2, stn CP 737, 23°03.42’S, 166°59.97’E, 350-400 m, 13.V.1993, 1 M (MNHN-B 28626). BATHUS 3, stn DW 797, 23°35’S, 169°37’E, 657-660 m, 26.XI.1993, 1 ovig. F (MNHN-B 28613). HALIPRO 1, stn CH 880, 23°03’S, 166°58’E, 450-491 m, 31.III.1994, 1 F (MNHN-B 28627). Loyalty Islands. MUSORSTOM 6, stn DW 413, 20°40.10’S, 167°03.50’E, 463 m, 15.II.1989, 1 F holotype of E. major (MNHN-B 21520), 1 F
paratype of E. major (MNHN-B 22257).

Norfolk 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP2143, unpublished data.
Norfolk 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW2026, unpublished data.
Bathus 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW797 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bathus 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP737 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Halipro 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, CH880 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Musorstom 6 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW413 — Chen HL, Musorstom 10, 156: 315-345

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Ethusa orientalis - Castro, 2005: 538, Zoosystema - Wallis and Futuna Islands. MUSORSTOM 7, stn
DW 557, 11°48’S, 178°18’W, 600-608 m, 19.V.1992, 1 F (MNHN-B 28700). — Stn DW 594, 12°31’S, 174°20’W, 495-505 m, 24.V.1992, 1 M (MNHN-B 28614).

Wallis & Futuna data
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, DW594 #Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, DW557 #Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600

Other data
Musorstom 10 Fidji, CP1330 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Challenger H.M.S Fidji, 173 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 1 Fidji, DW1496 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 1 Fidji, CP1491 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 1 Fidji, CP1481 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 1 Fidji, CP1460 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 1 Fidji, DW1432 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 1 Fidji, CP1409 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 1 Fidji, DW1408 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Musorstom 10 Fidji, CP1342 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1528 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1541 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 2 Tonga, DW1553 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1556 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1600 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1641 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1642 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1643 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1644 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP963 — Castro P, Zoosystema 27, 3: 499-600
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1124 — Chen HL, Musorstom 21, 184: 425-435

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