Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Liomera

Liomera stimpsonii (A. Milne-Edwards, 1865)



World Distribution
MASDEA/AfReMas (Internet), Sakai (2004 - CD) - Eastern Africa, Somalia, Madagascar, Comoros (Mayotte), Seychelles, Chagos, Cocos, Indonesia, Paracels, China, Vietnam, Japan, New Caledonia, Palau, Salomon, Kiribati. Also French Polynesia.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-30 m

Mayotte data
Liomera stimpsonii (A. Milne-Edwards, 1865)
Material examined — Mayotte KUW 2009, st. 23, Choizil Pass, "Patate à Teddy", 15-30 m, 1 M 6.4 x 10.7 mm MNHN B32369, MNHN-IU-2009-1142 (photo with 2 others species these 3 spp. pre-det as L. rugata in 2009); st. 25, Islet M'tzamboro, south, 15-20 m, 1 M 9.8 x 16.7 mm, MNHN B32370, MNHN-IU-2009-1143; st. 35, Surprise Reef, Longoni Pass, 4-25 m, 1 M 5.5 x 9.2 mm, MNHN B32371,MNHN-IU-2009-1144 (avec la femelle de L. rubra B32356. Identifié L. cf rugata par J. Poupin en nov. 2009). Déterminations de R. Cléva.
Other records - Poupin, 2016: BIOTAS 2009, Juan de Nova, outer-reef, st. JDN13, lots MEPA-00825 (nr).
Geographic and depth ranges — IWP, Somalia, Mayotte (this work), South Africa to Japan, French Polynesia; subtidal.

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Liomera stimpsoni - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977a, annex of the species: 27; 1977b: 212; 1989: 115 (Moorea; 12m). - Guinot, 1985: 451, with a ? (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 40 (Checklist). - Unpublished record, coll. & prov. det. G. Paulay, Rangiroa, October 10, 2001, Avatoru Motu, off second hoa to the east of airfield (FLMNH-UF 1662); Rangiroa, November 10, 2001, ca. 1 km S. of NW point of atoll off Motu Maeherehonae (FLMNH-UF 1670, 1682, 1687); Tikehau, June 10, 2001, Tuherahera Motu, Lagoon fringing reef and sand flat in front to Aito Motel (FLMNH-UF 1608); Moorea fieldwork December 2006, coll. Poupin (Papetoai lagoon, 0.1 m, fringing reef, coral
rubbles), det. Poupin,female 3.5x6 mm (MNHN) and color photograph.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database