Decapoda - Brachyura - Epialtidae - Menaethius

Menaethius monoceros (Latreille, 1825)



World Distribution
Sakai (2004 - CD), MASDEA (BD Internet) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Afrique orientale, Madagascar, Seychelles, Réunion, Maurice à Japon, Hawaii, Polynésie française. Méditerranée. Comprend Mayotte premier signalement.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with algae

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

Mayotte data
Menaethius monoceros - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 6, déversoir Badamiers, Petite Terre, 1-3 m, 2 mâles 25x15,2 et 24,6x14,2 mm, photo, MNHN B32546, 1 femelle 12 (rostre cassé)x7,6 mm, photo, MNHN B32545.

Europa data
Menaethius monoceros. - Europa, BIOTAS collections, specimen MEPA-00022, pre-det. J. Poupin from photo, st EURO-1. - Mission BIORECIE, st. 8, 1 female juvenile, 6.4(without rostrum)x5.1 mm (MNHN), 9 novembre 2011, . Premier signalement.

Réunion data
Menaethius rugosus A. Milne-Edwards, 1862, annexe F : 2, pl. xvii, fig. 2a (Réunion, coll. Maillard). - Menaethius monoceros - A. Milne-Edwards, 1862, annexe F : 6 (Réunion, coll. Maillard). - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977 : annexe, p. 25 (Réunion). - Ng et al., 2008 : 101 (Synonymie). - Photo P. Frouin, reçue Juin 2009 (suite mission Poupin, avril 2008). - Coll. BIOLAVE, 25/11/2011, shallow-waters, divers 10-30 m, det. J. Poupin 25/01/2013, F 9.5x5 mm.

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

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Menaethius monoceros - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation. - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Menaethius tuberculatus Dana, 1852b: 123; 1855, pl. 5, fig. 1a-c (Tuamotu). - Menaethius monoceros - Nobili, 1907: 382 ("Ohura" = Hao). - Rathbun, 1907: 64 (Fakarava). - Holthuis, 1953: 4 (Raroia). - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 14, fig. 9a-b (Tahiti; Syn.); 1962: 56 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu, Marquesas"). - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977a, annex of the species: 25 (Moorea); 1977b: 212; 1989: 112, 115 (Moorea, Tikehau; 30m). - Odinetz, 1983: 208 (Moorea, Tahiti, Takapoto). - Guinot, 1985: 452 (List). - Odinetz-Collart & Richer de Forges, 1985: 201 (Moorea and/or Tahiti, Takapoto). - Poupin, 1996a: 27 (Checklist) - New material, MNHN - Coll. P. Frouin, det. J. Poupin (Tahiti). - Unpublished sp., coll. & det. G. Paulay, Tikehau, July 10, 2001, Outer end of Passe Tuheiava and adjacent outer reef slope on W. side of atoll (FLMNH-UF ?1641). - Unpublished sp. - Austral, Rapa Island, Haurei bay, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition (Warén), November 8, 2002, prov. det. J. Poupin November 25, 2003 (4 sp. in MNHN); Moorea fieldwork December 2006, coll. Poupin (Papetoai lagoon, 0.1 m, fringing reef, coral rubbles), det. Poupin, specimens (MNHN) and color photograph. - Moorea Biocode project. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, sample 0510, St 35, Tahuata, 15 m (with Huenia brevifrons, ?heraldica); Leg 3, St. MQ27-B, Hatu Iti, 5-22 m, coll. Albenga et al., sample LC342. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 246, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti). - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (Moorea).

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