Stomatopoda - Unipeltata - Pseudosquillidae - Raoulserenea

Raoulserenea ornata (Miers, 1880)



World Distribution
Ahyong (2001 : 122) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Océan Indien occidental, Australie, Vietnam, Philippines, Chine méridionale, Polynésie française. Comprend, Réunion, Maurice.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-31 m

Réunion data
Pseudosquilla ornata - Moosa, 1985 : 38, 39 (Réunion, liste et coll. ISTPM, Le Port, MNHN).

New Caledonia data
Raoulserenea ?ornata - Juncker & Poupin (2009: 24, n°28, CRISP Report) - Ahyong ST, 2002 - Feuilles volantes ; Moosa MK, 1991 - Bull MNHN 4 / Lieu-dit : Touho, Ilot La Regniere, Chesterfield, Loyauté Lifou (Easo) / Remarque : les signalements à Pseudosquilla ornata de la BD Océane sont attribuables à C. hieroglyphica (cf. Ahyong, 2001) : Pseudosquilla ornata, Miers, 1880 - Profondeur : 31-31 m / Source : Moosa MK, 1991 - Bull MNHN 4 / Campagne : Corail 2 / Lieu-dit : Iles Chesterfield.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
FRENCH POLYNESIA - Pseudosquilla oculata - ?Heller, 1865: 124 (Tahiti) ?non P. oculata (Brullé, 1837). - Pseudosquilla ornata - Miers, 1880: 33, pl. 3, fig. 5, 6 (Syn.; ?Tahiti see remark). - Seurat, 1934: 61 (Heller's material). - Müller, 1994: 77 (Syn.; Moorea in Distribution; up to 31m). - Raoulserenea ornata - Manning, 1995: 21, 118, pl. 22, fig. 59b, 60c,d,f, 64 (List & key; new combination). - Poupin, 1998: 35 (Checklist). - Ahyong, 2002: 369 (Checklist). - Caldwell observation, Moorea, rubble, reef crest, postlarvae at night light, rare - Remark: Miers (1880: 34) writes under Pseudosquilla ornata: "I believe that the specimens from Tahiti, referred by Heller (l.c.) to P. oculata, belong to this species, as the rostrum is described as 'vorn abgerundet;' and of the terminal post-abdominal segment he observes, 'gewahrt man auf der Oberfläche mehrere Längsleistchen, und zwar eine lange mittlere und zwei seitliche.'"

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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