Decapoda - Brachyura - Ocypodidae - Ocypode

Ocypode cordimanus Latreille, 1818



World Distribution
IWP, including Wallis & Futuna, French Polynesia, Australia.
MASDEA/AfReMas (Internet), Poupin (BD Internet) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Comprend, Mer Rouge, Afrique orientale, Somalie, Kenya, Mozambique, Madagascar, Mayotte, premier signalement, Seychelles, Réunion, Maurice, Wallis & Futuna, Japon, Hawaii, Polynésie française.

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

Vertical range : Intertidal - Min-Max observed: 0-6 m

Mayotte data
Ocypode cordimanus Latreille, 1818
Material examined — See Bouchard et al., 2013: 40 fig. 34 - Mayotte KUW 2009, st. 1, 2 MM 30.7 x 34.0 mm, 32.5 x 36.4 mm,1 F 28.4 x 31.5 mm (photo), MNHN B32087, MNHN-IU-2009-1006 (dét. Poupin/Cléva).
Other records — Poupin et al., 2013c: 12, Glorieuses, Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. BIO 27. - Tromelin, Field photo Florent BIGNON 2017 florent.bignon@taaf.fr, det. J. Poupin, with hesitation (O. pauliani can be considered if a stridulating ridge is present on inner face of larger chela).
Geographic and depth ranges — IWP, Red Sea, Mayotte (this work), Mozambique to Japan, French Polynesia; supratidal, land. Records of this species in Hawaii are Ocypode pallidula Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846 (see Castro, 2011).

Europa data
Ocypode cordimanus - Lenz, 1910 : 558 (Europa). - Crosnier, 1965 : 98 (Europa). - Ocypode cordimana - Guinot, 1967 : 281 (Liste, avec Europa).

Réunion data
Ocypode cordimana - Hoffman, 1874 : 13 (Réunion). - Ocypode cordimanus - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (D'après une photographie de S. Ribes). - Sakai & Türkay (2013: 687, Memoirs of the Queensland Museum — Nature) - Réunion. La Saline-les-Bains, beach, from burrows, 2 males [26.8×29.9, 28.8×31.2 mm], female [30.2×34.6 mm] (SMF-18266), 28–30.i.1989, H.G. Müller; — Beach at Caphomard (21°2.0´S, 55°13.25´E), male [21.5×23.1 mm], 3 females [29.3×34.1, 22.5×26.1, 21.5×25.3 mm] (SMF-18267), 30.i.1989, H.G. Müller;— N l'Etang Saleles- Bains, Pnte. Des Avirons (21°14.21´S, 55°18.39´E), beach, from burrows, 3 males [19.5×22.4–23.2×25.7 mm], 4 females [21.2×25.7–29.7×33.5 mm], 2 specimens
broken on the lateral margin (SMF-18268), 31.i.1989, H.G. Müller; — Beach at St. Paul, male [28.6×31.4 mm], female [29.7×33.2 mm] (SMF-18269), 1.ii.1989, H.G. Müller; — Harbour of St Gilles les Bains, beach, 4 males [24.0×27.4, 11.3×12.5, 8.1×10.0 mm], female [15.9×18.7 mm] (SMF-18270), 3.ii.1989, H.G. Müller.

New Caledonia data
Ocypode cordimanus - Nouvelle Caledonie, Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267 — Ng P.K.L & Richer de Forges B., Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia, Vol II7: 315-332 - Sakai & Türkay (2013: 687, Memoirs of the Queensland Museum — Nature) - New Caledonia. Sandy beach, female [18.9×22.4 mm] (SMF-36215).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Ocypode cordimana - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Alofi, Wallis). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Ocypode cordimana - Boone, 1934: 191, pl. 99-100 (Bora Bora). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 70 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Guinot, 1985: 453 (List). - Poupin, 1994a: 69, fig. 65, pl. 8e (Tahiti; coll. Frv Marara); 1996a: 73 (Checklist). - Not Ocypode cordimana - Kingsley, 1880b: 186 (Tahiti) fide Ortmann (1897a: 366) = O. urvillei, synonym of O. cerathophthalma - Unpublished specimens, MNHN - Frebruary 1996, Coll. & det. J. Poupin (Nuku Hiva). - Remark: Boone mentions this species in the Tuamotu ("Paumotus") after Rathbun (1907: 26). In fact it is O. cerathophthalma that Rathbun has cited from this archipelago. - Moorea Biocode project (with a '?'). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ19-M, Hiva Oa, upper intertidal, coll. J. Poupin, sample LC237, St. MQ29-M, Eiao, intertidal, coll. Corbari et al., sample LC366. - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (Moorea) (with doubt, no stridulating ridge but mixed with larger sp. of O. cerathophthalmus)

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