Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Aniculus

Aniculus maximus Edmonson, 1952



World Distribution
Forest (1984 : 64) - Indo-west Pacific. Including, Mayotte, Réunion, Seychelles, Hawaii, French Polynesia (Marquesas).
Forest (1984 : 64) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Comprend, Réunion, Seychelles, Hawaii, Polynésie française. Mayotte, premier signalement.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 10-150 m

Mayotte data
Aniculus maximus - Banc du Geyser, S 12° 22', E 46° 33', large de Mayotte, Photo V. Dinhut, ISURUS.

Réunion data
Aniculus maximus - Ribes-Beaudemoulin et al. 2002 : 68 (Réunion). - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (D'après photographies de F. Trentin, A. Diringer, E. Lancelot). - Coll. BIOLAVE, 30/11/2011, shallow-waters, divers 10-30 m, det. J. Poupin 25/01/2013. - 18/01/2014, photo St Leu, Epave, Antonio Lorenzo

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Aniculus maximus - Forest, 1984: 61, fig. 14, 22, 59-61 (Fatu Hiva, Nuku Hiva). - Salvat, 1986a: 6, 7, photograph (French Polynesia). - Poupin, 1996a: 14 (Checklist). - ? Aniculus sp. - Salvat, 1986b: 71, photograph (French Polynesia; det. according to the photograph). - .Unpublished observation. Det. D.L. Rahayu, April 2007 from specimens in MNHN collection, coll. MUSORSTOM 9, st. CP1157, Eiao, 100 m; det. J. Poupin from photograph only, MUSORSTOM 9, 1997, stn DW1152 or DW1154, Eiao, 85-150 m. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, leg 2, st. 1, 4, 6, 7, Nuku Hiva, Eiao, 30-36 m; Leg 3, coll. Starmer et coll., St MQ1-R, hors grotte, Nuku Hiva, 8-10 m, sample JP22, St. MQ2-GR, Nuku Hiva, 20-23 m, no specimens collected, St. MQ3-GR, Nuku Hiva, 20-25 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC326, St. MQ11-R, Tahuata, 6-12 m, photo in situ Starmer (no sample?).

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