Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Thalamita

Thalamita integra Dana, 1852

World Distribution
Widely distributed in the Indo-West Pacific. Indian Ocean: African coast, to West Pacific: Japan and Central Pacific: Hawaii, French Polynesia (Gambier, Marquesas, Society, Tuamotu) - Littoral.
Poupin (BD Internet) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Afrique orientale au Japon, Hawaii, Polynésie française (7-11 m in Crosnier 2002). Comprend, Madagascar, Seychelles, Réunion. Mayotte, premier signalement
Mozambique, KZN in Emmerson (2016)

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-11 m

Mayotte data
Thalamita integra Dana, 1852
Material examined — Mayotte KUW 2009, st. 1, Trévani beach, intertidal, 1 M 9.2 x 14.8 mm, MNHN B32489, MNHN-IU-2009-1251.
Remarks — This species is close to Thalamita admete (Herbst, 1803), also collected during KUW fieldwork. The determination is based on aspect of male pleopod, as illustrated in Vannini & Innocenti (2000: 278, fig. 54), the outer face of palm is smooth with a single costa along ventral margin, extended to fix finger.
Geographic and depth ranges — IWP, Red Sea, Mayotte (this work), South Africa to Hawaii, French Polynesia; intertidal to 11 m.

Réunion data
Thalamita integra Dana - A. Milne-Edwards, 1862, annexe F : 2 (Réunion, coll. Maillard).

New Caledonia data
Thalamita integra - Juncker & Poupin (2009: 63, n°739, CRISP Report) - Profondeur : littoral à basse mer / Source : ce travail, à partir de récoltes.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)

Other data
Polynesie, 29 — Crosnier A, Zoosystema 24, 2: 401-449

Comment(s) on data
autres caractères du sp. de Mayotte: base de la crête de l'article basal des antennes, presque lisse; face externe des pinces, avec une seule côte ventrale)

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database