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(Dana, 1851)

Carapace thin, flattened, sub-quadrate; second and fourth antero-lateral teeth subequal; epistome with 3 anterior median spines; merus of external maxillipeds smaller and narrower than ischium; ambulatory legs spinous; palm of cheliped with a setose rim along superior border. (Davie 1997)

Type locality: Tahiti.
Range: Ascension Island (Manning & Chace, 1990); Zanzibar (Lenz, 1905); Dar es Salaam (Hartnoll, 1975); Coëtivy Islands (Rathbun, 1911); Madagascar - Nosy Iranja, Iles Glorieuses, and Tuléar (Crosnier, 1965); Taiwan; South China Sea - Paracel Islands (Chen, 1975, Dai & Yang, 1991), Nansha Islands (Chen & Xu, 1991); Indonesia - Ambon (de Man, 1888d), Lombok, Borneo Bank, Kepulauan Talaud, Binongko Island, and Tioor Island (Tesch, 1918a); Wake Island (Edmondson, 1959); Samoa (Edmondson, 1959); Hawaiian Islands - (Edmondson, 1959), Molokai, Honolulu and Waikiki Beach (Rathbun, 1906); Line Islands (Edmondson, 1959); Tahiti (Dana, 1852); Clipperton Island (Schmitt, 1939); intertidal.

Percnon abbreviatum