Decapoda - Brachyura - Inachidae - Oncinopus

Oncinopus araneus (De Haan, 1839)



World Distribution
Comoros (Mayotte), French Polynesia. Widely distributed see Davie (2011: 131, The Beagle) - Seychelles and Cargados Carajos (Rathbun 1911); Laccadives (Alcock 1895); Maldives – (Alcock 1895), Nallandu (Rathbun 1902); Sri Lanka (Alcock 1895); Andamans (Alcock 1895); Malay Peninsula (Alcock 1895); Japan – (De Haan 1839), Kagoshima (Ortmann 1893), west of Suno-saki (Yokoya 1933), Shimoda (Sakai 1935), Tateyama Bay, Misaki, Shimoda, Nanki Shirahama Ibusuki, and Nagasaki (Sakai 1938), Sagami Bay (Sakai 1965), Tokyo Bay, Sagami Bay, Shimoda, Kii Nagashima, and Kii Minabe (Sakai 1976), Shiono-misaki (Takeda 1979), Tosa Bay (Muraoka 1998); Philippines – north of Lubang Island (Serène & Vadon 1981); Sulu Archipelago – off North Ubian and off Jolo (Griffin & Tranter 1986); Indonesia – Moluccas Passage (Miers 1886), Lesser Sunda Islands, Selat Sunda, Selat Bali, Flores Sea, Seram, and Kepulauan Kai (Griffin & Tranter 1986); Arafura Sea (Miers 1886); Hawaiian Islands – Kauai and Modu Manu (Rathbun 1906). Bathymetric range: 3–400 m; Australia – southern Australian coast (Miers 1886; Poore 2004), Moreton Bay and Saumarez Reef, Queensland (Griffin & Tranter 1986a); range now extended to northwestern Australia.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-460 m

Mayotte data
Oncinopus araneus - Mayotte - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 21b, Ilot Choizil, Est, Malandzamiayatsini, 15-20 m, 1 femelle ayant relâché ses œufs récemment, 5,8x3,3 mm, MNHN B32563 ; st. 24, Ilot Handrema, Nord, 6-12 m, 1 femelle 9,9x6,1 mm, photo, MNHN B32564.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Oncinopus araneus - Unpublished sp. - Austral, Raevavae Island, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, stn DW1940, dredge (100-460 m), det. J. Poupin from photograph. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ24-GR-R, Ua Pou, 6-12 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC337. Photo Moorea, Biocode, Paulay, M. Leray.

Other data
Musorstom 1 Philippines, CP57 — Serene R & Vadon C, Musorstom 1, 1: 117-140
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1940 — Poupin J, Zoosystema 25, 4: 643-664

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