Decapoda - Brachyura - Leucosiidae - Heteronucia

Heteronucia venusta Nobili, 1906



World Distribution
French Polynesia, Japan, Guam.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with corals (facultative)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-5 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Heteronucia venusta Nobili, 1906a: 260; 1907: 379, pl. 1, fig. 14 ("Ohura" = Hao). - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 13, fig. 3a-b, 4, pl. 5, fig. 1-2 (Fakahina; Syn.); 1962: 56 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Guinot, 1966(1967): 761, fig. 23, Tuamotu [région fronto-buccale]. - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977a, annex of the species: 25; 1977b: 212 (Moorea); 1989: 113 (Tikehau). - Guinot, 1985: 453 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 26 (Checklist). - Nucia gelida Rathbun, 1907: 68, pl. 5, fig. 4, pl. 9, fig. 2 (Fakarava). - Guinot, 1985: 453 (List). - Nagai & Nomura, 1988: 122 (Okinawa, plus photographs). - Starmer, Internet (Guam, plus photographs, http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/reefs/guamimg/crustacea/crusties/Pages/Image56.html).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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