Decapoda - Brachyura - Sesarmidae - Perisesarma

Perisesarma guttatum (A. Milne-Edwards, 1869)



World Distribution
Naderloo (2011: 31) - Western Indian Ocean (excluding the Persian Gulf): South Africa, Madagascar, Tanzania, Kenya, Zanzibar, Somalia, Red Sea, southwestern Gulf of Oman. Also Mayotte

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-5 m

Mayotte data
Perisesarma guttatum (A. Milne-Edwards, 1869)
Material examined — See Bouchard et al., 2013: 23, fig. 18 - Mayotte KUW 2009, st. 13, Malamani, 2 mangrove (juveniles mixed with Macrophthalmus spp.), MNHN B-32364, MNHN-IU-2009-1137.
Other records — Sesarma (Chiromantes) guttata - Guinot, 1967: 288, list with Mayotte. - Perisesarma guttatum - Bouchard, 2009: 6, 9, Mayotte, coll. J.-M. Bouchard, Malamani mangrove in root of mangrove tree Rhizophora, 2 MM 15.0 x 18.3 mm, 16.5 x 20.5 mm, 3 FF 9.5 x 12.3 to 16.2 x 20.2 mm, 1 juv., MNHN B32030, MNHN-IU-2009-949; 17 MM 7.3 x 9.3 mm to 24.0 x 29.0 mm, 8 FF 8.0 x 10.0 mm to 16.5 x 20.8 mm, 1 juv., MNHN B32031, MNHN-IU-2009-950; 4 MM 8.2 x 10.2 mm to 22.8 x 27.8 mm, 8 FF (4 ov.) 8.0 x 10.2 to 17.2 x 21.2 mm, 1 juv., MNHN B32032, MNHN-IU-2009-951; 4 MM 17.0 x 21.3 mm to 20.6 x 25.3 mm (photo M 19.0 x 23.3 mm), 1 F 16.5 x 21.5 mm, MNHN B32033, MNHN-IU-2009-952; st. 2, Coll. J.-M. Bouchard, 16/04/2008 in burrow between Rhizophora roots, 12°55.368 S, 45°09.267 E. 1 F broken, 10 x 14 mm (retreived with 1 M of Sesarma ortmanni), MNHN B32263, MNHN-IU-2009-1081.
Geographic and depth ranges (cf. Naderloo, 2011) — WIO, Red Sea, Gulf of Oman, South Africa to Madagascar; supratidal, land.

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