Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Aniculus

Aniculus retipes Lewinsohn, 1982



World Distribution
(Davie, 2002: 39) Indian Ocean (Christmas Island, Cocos Keeling), Indo-West Pacific Ocean. Includes Wallis & Futuna, French Polynesia, Red Sea, eastern Africa (Tanzania), Glorioso, Christmas Island, Cocos Keeling, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Japan, eastern Australia, ?Solomon, Samoa, Wallis & Futuna, French Polynesia.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-20 m

Mayotte data
Aniculus retipes. - BIOTAS collections, Glorieuses, 3-7 May 2009, det. J. Poupin from photo, St. GLOR-4, patch reef, near anchorage, 3-6 m, specimen MEPA 1957; St. GLOR-7, reef slope West side, 5-20 m, specimen MEPA 1225.

New Caledonia data
Aniculus retipes - Juncker & Poupin (2009: 47, n°454, CRISP Report) - New Caledonia - Profondeur : 1-20 m / Source : cette compilation, d’après photo in situ.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Aniculus retipes - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Futuna). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Aniculus retipes - Unpublished record. Coll. & det. G. Paulay, Moorea, Opunohu Bay, "Anchorage reef", patch reef in outer W side of Opunohu bay with navigation light on top, October 10, 2001 (FLMNH-UF 1714); Rangiroa, ca. 1 km S. of NW point of atoll, off Motu Maeherehonae, February 10, 2001 (FLMNH-UF 1769; first record for FP). - Moorea Biocode project. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 241, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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