Decapoda - Brachyura - Macrophthalmidae - Chaenostoma

Chaenostoma orientale Stimpson, 1858



World Distribution
Teng et al. (2016, Crustacean Research) - Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia.

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

Vertical range : Intertidal - Min-Max observed: 0-5 m

New Caledonia data
As M. boscii - Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267. Chaenostoma sinuspersici - Chaenostoma orientale - New Caledonia, Juncker & Poupin, 2009, CRISP report, st 2. Copyright J. Poupin.
Teng et al., 2016, Crustacean Research: 27) - New Caledonia: 1 M (9.1 mm), MNHN-IU-2013-9291, st. 2 Noumea, CRISP coll. J. Poupin and M. Juncker, 5 Mar. 2009.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Macrophthamus boscii - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Futuna, st. 2, male 3.7x4.7 mm, juvenile). - Perhaps C. orientale following Teng et al. (2016) contribution but without examination of this specimen.

Comment(s) on data
Chaenostoma orientale Stimpson, 1858 formerly a junior synonym of C. boscii/sinuspersici is re-established by Teng et al. (2016, Crustacean Research)

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