Decapoda - Brachyura - Trapeziidae - Trapezia

Trapezia punctimanus Odinetz, 1984



World Distribution
(Castro, 1997b: 126): endemic to southeastern Polynesia, French Polynesia, Easter Island. - Shallow-waters (40-100m); Coral obligate associate

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-390 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
EASTER ISLAND - Trapezia cymodoce ferruginea - Rathbun, 1907 (Easter Island), non T. cymodoce (Herbst) or T. ferruginea Latreille. - Trapezia cymodoce - Garth, 1973: 320 (Hanga Piko), non T. cymodoce (Herbst, 1801). - Trapezia ferruginea - Garth, 1973: 322 (Easter Island, specimen from stomach of large starfish). - ? Garth, 1985: 11 (Easter Island, La Pérouse Bay, 40-100m; these sp. non re-examined by P. Castro but probably also belongs to T. punctimanus) - non T. ferruginea Latreille, 1828. - Trapezia punctimanus - Castro, 1997b: 126 (Easter Island, Anakena Bay, 9.9.95, coll. M. Retamal, 1995 Chilean Navy, POI Expedition, and specimens from Easter Island attributed by Rathbun, 1907 to T. cymodoce ferruginea, and Garth, 1973 to T. cymodoce and T. ferruginea; Syn.). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Trapezia punctimanus Odinetz, 1983: 35, 206 photograph 7 (Thesis; French Polynesia); 1984a: 445, fig. 3e, 4e (Tahiti, Takapoto). - Guinot, 1985: 452 (List). - Odinetz-Collart & Richer de Forges, 1985: 201 (Tahiti, Takapoto). - Poupin, 1996a: 6, 58, 60 (Checklist). - Castro, 1997b: 126, pl. 1, fig. e (Aukena, Fangataufa, Moruroa, Rangiroa, "Raraoia"=Raroia, Tahiti, Takapoto, Tikehau; Syn.; in part coll. Frv Marara). - Castro et al., 2004: 42 (Species of Trapezia). - Trapezia cymodoce ferruginea - Rathbun, 1907: 58 (Rangiroa; part), not Trapezia ferruginea Latreille. - Remark: Known only from French Polynesia and Easter island (see Castro, 1997b). - Unpublished sp., Austral, Neilson Reef, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, stn DW1919, dredge 140-390 m, det. J. Poupin, from photograph only, carapace 9.5x10 mm, in coral Acropora (deep doubtful for that stn, because this species is usually collected in shallower waters); ident. confirmed by P. Castro at MNHN, September 2003, plus stn DW1917, Neilson reef, 50-60 m, stn DW 1926, Thiers bank, 50-90 m, stn DW 1984, Aragoi bank, 40 m, stn DW 1879, Marotiri, 52 m (photo). - Moorea Biocode project.

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, 33 — Castro P, Zoosystema 25, 4: 601-634
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1917 — Castro P, unpublished data.
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1919 — Castro P, unpublished data.
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1926 — Castro P, unpublished data.
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1984 — Castro P, unpublished data.
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1879 — Castro P, unpublished data.

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