Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Liomera

Liomera rubra (A. Milne-Edwards, 1865)



World Distribution
Serène (1984 : 65) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Comprend Mer Rouge, Afrique orientale, Tanzanie, Zanzibar, Madagascar, Glorieuses, Mayotte premier signalement, Maurice, Hawaii, Polynésie française.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-25 m

Mayotte data
Liomera rubra (A. Milne-Edwards, 1865)
Material examined — Mayotte KUW 2009, st. 8, lagoon near Great Northeastern Reef, 6-8 m, 1 F 10.4 x 17.0 mm, photo, MNHN B32374, MNHN-IU-2009-1147 (det. confirmed by R. Cléva with comparison spp. in MNHN); st. 14, La Prudente Bank, 15-17 m, 1 sp. 5.4 x 9 mm, not located in MNHN; st. 21b, islet Choizil, east, Malandzamiayatsini, 15-20 m, 1 F ov. 11.4 x 18.8 mm (det. R. Cléva, MNHN B32378, MNHN-IU-2009-1151; st. 23, 2 MM 4.8 x 7.8 & 6.2 x 9.9 mm (but not 1 F juv. 5.3 x 8.3 mm in photo with 2 others Liomera (3 spp. on the photo), which is L. albolineata), MNHN B32368, MNHN-IU-2009-1141; st. 25, islet M'tzamboro, south, 15-20 m, 1 M 11.2 x 18.2 mm, MNHN B32375, MNHN-IU-2009-1148, det. R. Cléva; st. 35, 1 F 10.8 x 17.5 mm, MNHN B32356, MNHN-IU-2009-1129, check by R. Cléva with MNHN comparison spp. (plus un mâle de L. stimpsoni, cf. MNHN B32371).
Other records — Liomera rubra - Serène, 1984 : 65, fig. 26, pl. VI E-F, IX F, Madagascar; Maurice; Hawaii; Glorieuses, coll. A. Crosnier 29 January 1971, 1 M 9.0 x 15.1 mm, MNHN-B 8427.
Geographic and depth ranges — Red Sea, Mayotte (this work), South Africa to Hawaii, French Polynesia; subtidal to 133 m.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Liomera rubra - Monteforte, 1984: 171, annex 1, tab. a; 1987: 9 (Moorea). - Guinot, 1985: 451, with a ? (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 39 (Checklist). - Liomera (Liomera) rubra - Serène, 1984: 65, fig. 26, pl. 6e-f, pl. 9f (Syn.). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, St. MQ19-B, Hiva Oa, 10-25 m, coll. Albenga et al., sample LC241 (pre-det. based on purple coloration of leg), St. MQ27-GR, Hatu Iti, 5-22 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC356. - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti). - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (collection, Moorea, 1982, coll. Monteforte, det. Forest).

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