Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Pilodius

Pilodius pugil Dana, 1852



World Distribution
MASDEA/AfReMas, ABRS (BD Internet), Clark & Galil (1993 : 1151) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Mer Rouge aux Japon (Ryukyu) et Polynésie française (Tuamotu). Comprend, Madagascar, Comores, Réunion, Maurice, Mayotte.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-6 m

Mayotte data
Pilodius pugil Dana, 1852 — Chlorodopsis pugil - Guinot, 1958b: 180, Mayotte, 1 M 9 x 13 mm MNHN-B6782. - Pilodius pugil - Guinot, 1967: 268, list with Mayotte. - Serène, 1984: 242, fig. 143 f, 147, pl. XXXIII F, Mayotte, coll. M. Marie,1903, 1 M 8.5 x 13.8 mm, MNHN-B6782. - Clark & Galil, 1993: 1149, Mayotte, MNHN-B6782. - Poupin et al., 2013c: 11, Glorieuses, Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. BIO 39 — Remarks - In field notes of Mayotte 2009 fieldwork, 2 juv. of Pilodius pugil are indicated for st. 17, Northern Reef, 22 m, but they were not retreived in MNHN collection (Septembre 2011) — IWP, Red Sea, South Africa to Japan, Guam, French Polynesia; intertidal, shallow subtidal.

Réunion data
Pilodius pugil - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977 : annexe, p. 27 (Réunion) - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (D'après photographies F. Trentin, programme BIOTAS).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Chlorodopsis pugil - Nobili, 1907: 395 ("Rikitea" = Mangareva). - Chlorodopsis spinipes - Rathbun, 1907: 50, pl. 2, fig. 5 (Bora Bora, Fakarava, Makemo, Rangiroa) not Pilodius spinipes Heller, 1861 = P. pugil fide Clark & Galil (1983: 1149). - Pilumnus globosus - Boone, 1934: 152, pl. 78 (Tahiti) not Globopilumnus globosus (Dana, 1852) = Pilodius pugil with a ? fide Serène & Luom (1959: 320). - Pilodius pugil - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 91 (Hikueru, Mangareva); 1962: 64 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977a, annex of the species: 27; 1977b: 213; 1985: 462 (Moorea); 1989: 113 (Tikehau). - Monteforte, 1984: 171, annex 1, tab. a (Makatea, Mataiva, Moorea, Tahiti, Takapoto); 1987: 9 (Moorea). - Delesalle, 1985: 289, 305 (Mataiva). - Guinot, 1985: 451 (List). - Odinetz-Collart & Richer de Forges, 1985: 201 (Moorea, Tahiti, Takapoto). - Salvat & Richard, 1985: 358, 360 (Takapoto). - Clark & Galil, 1993: 1149, fig. 13a-g, 37a, 43c (Hikueru, Mangareva, "Temae, Tiahura and Afareaita" = Moorea, Tahiti, Takapoto). - Poupin, 1996a: 56, 64 (Checklist) - Unpublished specimens - Frebruary 1996, coll. Frv Marara, det. J. Poupin (Fangataufa); Moorea fieldwork December 2006, coll. Poupin (Papetoai lagoon, 0.1 m, fringing reef, coral rubbles), det. Poupin, specimens (MNHN) and color photograph. - Moorea Biocode project. - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (Moorea, collection, Moorea, coll. & det. Monteforte).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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