Decapoda - Brachyura - Oziidae - Ozius

Ozius rugulosus Stimpson, 1858



World Distribution
MASDEA (Internet), Sakai (2004, CD) - Mer Rouge, Somalie, Kenya, Madagascar, Comores, Mayotte, Maurice, Andaman, Sri Lanka, Nicobar, Andaman, Taiwan, Chine, Japon, Australie, Salomon, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Vanuatu, Samoa, Polynésie française.

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

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

Mayotte data
Ozius rugulosus - Crosnier, 1984 : 305, pI. XLV C, fig. 216-217 (Kenya, Mayotte, Madagascar, Maurice). - Anker & Michonneau, 2008, Mayotte, st. MAY08-St7, N'Gouja, récif, UF 136631. - Mayotte, Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 6, déversoir Badamiers, Petite Terre,1 femelle 25x38 mm, MNHN B32418 ; st. 10, Îlot Est quatres frères (Vatou), intertidal, 1 femelle, MNHN B32410 ; st. 29, Plage Mboianatsa, hôtel Ngouja, 1 mâle 14x21,5 mm, 2 femelles 25x37 et 27x42 mm, MNHN B32419.

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ng P.K.L & Richer de Forges B., Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia: 315-332

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Ozius rugulosus - Heller, 1865: 22, pl. 3, fig. 1 (Tahiti). - Pesta, 1913: 47 (Tahiti). - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 121, fig. 107a-b, 108 (Tahiti); 1962: 68 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Guinot, 1985: 450 (List). - Poupin, 1994a: 48, fig. 44, pl. 5g (Nuku Hiva, Tahiti; coll. Frv Marara); 1996a: 64 (Checklist). - Moorea Biocode project (as O. guttatus, probably O. rugulosus instead). - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 245, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti). - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (Moorea).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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