Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Kraussia

Kraussia rugulosa (Krauss, 1843)



World Distribution
MASDEA (Internet), Serène (1972) - Indo-Ouest Pacifique. Afrique orientale, Somalie, Afrique du Sud, Mergui, Laccadives, Christmas, Philippines, Japon, Samoa. Comprend Mayotte, premier signalement, Polynésie française.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

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

Mayotte data
Kraussia rugulosa - Mission KUW novembre 2009, coll. avant la mission ?2008, V. Dinhut, herbier de Bouénie Sud, "dans des résidus de carottage", 1 mâle 11,3x12,9 mm, dét. septembre 2011, MNHN sans numéro. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. BIO 34, 1 F 11.7x12.8 mm, plus 8 spp. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, reef-block, (nr), 1 M 8.3x9.9 mm, st. 12 (MNHN).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Kraussia rugulosa - Unpublished specimens, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition (Poupin), November 16, 2002, Austral, Raevavae Island, lagoon, coral rubble and sand, under a stone, 0.5 m, det. J. Poupin November 25, 2003 (1 sp. in MNHN collection). - Ng, 1993: 140 (synonymy and new subfamily for Kraussia). - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 251, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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