Decapoda - Brachyura - Trapeziidae - Trapezia

Trapezia flavopunctata Eydoux & Souleyet, 1842



World Distribution
Castro et al. (2004 : 41) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Comprend, Maurice, Réunion, Hawaii, Polynésie française.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-40 m

Réunion data
Trapezia flavopunctata - Ribes, 1978 : 127 (Réunion). - Serène, 1984 : 276 (Réunion dans le matériel examiné, coll. Ribes, Saline, 15m, sur Pocillopora eydouxi, MNHN B8315). - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (D'après photographies de F. Trentin, S. Ribes, E. Lancelot, programme BIOTAS). - Trapezia rufopunctata - Ribes-Beaudemoulin et al. 2002 : 80 (Réunion), non T. rufopunctata (Herbst, 1799). - Photo Elisabeth Morcel transmitte by P. Bourjon February 2012. - Coll. BIOLAVE, 07/10/2011, shallow-waters, divers 10-30 m, det. J. Poupin based on color photo, 9/01/2013;

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Castro P, Etudes & Theses 3.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Trapezia flavopunctata - Ortmann, 1893b: 485 (Tahiti). - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 136, fig. 138a-b (Hikueru). - Odinetz, 1983: 34, 205 (Tahiti; p. 205 = "T. flavomaculata" sic). - Galil & Lewinsohn, 1985b: 210 ("Papetoai bay" = Moorea, Tahiti). - Guinot, 1985: 452 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 59 (Checklist). - Castro, 1997b: 121 (Hikueru, Moorea, Tahiti). - Castro et al., 2004: 41 (Species of Trapezia). - Trapezia rufopunctata flavopunctata - Seurat, 1934: 59 (Tahiti). - Trapezia areolata - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 135, fig. 133 (Hikueru; part), not Trapezia areaolata Dana, 1852. - Unpublished sp. - Austral, Arago Bank, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, stn DW1984, dredge 40 m, det. J. Poupin, from photograph only, male 10.5x14 mm; ident. confirmed by P. Castro, September 2003. - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Poupin, Tahiti, outer slope at night, about 3 m. - Moorea Biocode project. - Leray, 2012: 199, Thesis, fig. D2-T, Moorea. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 249, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1984 — Castro P, unpublished data.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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