Decapoda - Brachyura - Tetraliidae - Tetralia

Tetralia cinctipes Paul'son, 1875



World Distribution
Castro et al. (2004 : 25) - IWP except Hawaii, include Red Sea, Mayotte (first record), Réunion, Japan, French Polynesia

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with corals (obligate)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-30 m

Mayotte data
Tetralia cinctipes Paul'son, 1875
Material examined — Mayotte KUW 2009, Mission KUW 2009 (det. P. Castro), st. 14, 2 MM 5.8 x 6.8 and 6.4 x 7.2 mm, 1 F ov. 6.2 x 7.5 mm, "Tetralia pattes rayées" sur étiquette terrain", MNHN B32242, MNHN-IU-2009-1060; st. 21b, 1 F ov. 5.5 x 6.5 mm (mixed with Tetralia glaberrima), MNHN B32243, MNHN-IU-2009-1061; st. 25, 1 F ov. 5.5 x 6.6 mm, MNHN B32244, MNHN-IU-2009-1062.
Other records — Tetralia glaberrima f. pullidactyla - Serène, 1984: 282, Zélée Bank, coll. A.J. Bruce 1 M 5.8 x 6.7 mm, 1 F 6.9 x 8.4 mm, MNHN B8169 / Tetralia glaberrima f. pullidactyla Patton, 1966 accepted as T. cinctipes in WoRMS (2018). - Tetralia cinctipes - Castro, 1997a: 65, Zélée Bank, MNHN B8169. - Castro, 1999: 101, Mayotte, coll. Humboldt 1901, 2 MM MNHN B13907, Zélée Bank, 1 M, 1 F MNHN B8169 and Geyser Bank, 1 M, 1 F MNHN B25276, coll. A.J. Bruce March 1972.
Geographic and depth ranges — IWP, Red Sea, Mozambique channel (Mayotte, Zélée & Geyser Banks, Europa), Madagascar to Japan, French Polynesia; subtidal to 30 m. Europa is currently the southern record in Mozambique Channel (cf. Poupin et al., 2013b).

Europa data
Tetralia cinctipes - Europa - BIORECIE, St. 12, 1 female 3.6x4.3 mm (MNHN). Premier signalement.

Réunion data
Tetralia glaberrima pullidactyla - Ribes, 1978 : 26 (Réunion). - Serène, 1984 : 282 (Réunion dans le matériel examiné, coll. Ribes, sur Acropora, MNHNN B8168). - Tetralia cinctipes - Castro, 1997a: 65 (Réunion, spécimens de Ribes MNHN B8168, 14044). - Castro, 1999: 101, Réunion, coll. S. Ribes. - Castro et al., 2004 : 25 (Distribution, Synonymie).,

New Caledonia data
Lagon 13 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1196 — Castro P, Etudes & Theses 3. - 30 m.
Lagon 12 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW947 — Castro P, Etudes & Theses 3.
Lagon 12 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW946 — Castro P, Etudes & Theses 3.
Lagon 11 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW801 — Castro P, Etudes & Theses 3.
Corail 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW92 — Castro P, Etudes & Theses 3.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Tetralia glaberrima - ?Dana, 1852b: 262; 1855, pl. 16, fig. 3g color ("Carlshoff" = Aratika, Tahiti). - Tetralia cinctipes - Galil, 1986b: 97, fig. 1-3 (Rapa; 16 m). - Poupin, 1996a: 57 (Checklist). - Castro, 1997b: 111, pl. 1a (Moorea, Moruroa, Raiatea; Syn.; coll. Frv Marara). - Castro et al., 2004: 22, 25 (Family Tetraliidae and species of Tetralia). - Moorea Biocode project.

Other data
Indonesie, 93 — Castro P, Zoosystema 21, 1.

Comment(s) on data
Castro, 2013: 459, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos - Mayotte region in distribution 'records for the area by Serène (1964; as Tetralia glaberrima pullidactyla) and Castro (1999) are actually from the Zeelée and Geyser banks in the Mozambique Channel'

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