Plagusiidae Dana, 1851, Dana, 1851

Alves, Maria De Lourdes, Ramos-Porto, Marilena & Viana, Girlene Fábia Segundo, 2008, Checklist of the Decapods (Crustacea) from the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago, Brazil, Zootaxa 1881, pp. 43-68: 65

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.184217

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scientific name

Plagusiidae Dana, 1851
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Family Plagusiidae Dana, 1851  

Percnon gibbesi (H. Milne Edwards, 1853)  

Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 457.

Previous records: Pocock, 1890: 513 [as Leiolophrus planissimus (Herbst, 1804)]; Coelho, 1967 / 69: 235 [as Percnon planissimum (Herbst, 1804)   ]; Coelho and Ramos, 1972: 204 [as Percnon planissimum (Herbst, 1804)   ]; Williams, 1984: 462; Melo, 1996: 457, 1998: 500; Coelho et al., 2002: 445.

Examined material: JAN/ 92: Praia do Porto, 1 female. MAR / 92: Praia da Atalaia, 1 male, 1 female. JUN/ 92: Praia da Conceição, 2 males, 1 female. AUG/ 92: Praia da Caieira, 6 specimens. DEC/ 92: Baía do Sueste, 4 specimens. JAN/ 2000: Praia da Caieira: 2 females.

Habitat: On and under rocks; in caves; on seaweed; always in the sublittoral.

Observations: Generally seen in groups; coloration brown with fluorescent blue spots.

Plagusia depressa (Fabricius, 1775)  

Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 458.

Previous records: Pocock, 1890: 513; Crosnier and Forest, 1966: 93; Coelho and Ramos, 1972: 204; Fausto Filho, 1974: 15; Williams, 1984: 463; Melo, 1996: 458, 1998: 500.

Examined material: JAN/ 92: Praia do Leão, 1 female; Praia da Atalaia, 1 male. JUN/ 92: Praia do Porto, 1 male. AUG/ 92: Praia da Atalaia, 1 female. DEC/ 92: Praia do Boldró, 4 specimens. MAR / 93: Praia do Leão, 6 specimens. JAN/ 2000: Praia do Leão: several exuvias.

Habitat: On rocks; in rocky-slimy bottom.

Observations: very abundant species, observed in the intertidal and sublittoral zones, and in between the tide lines.

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