Decapoda - Brachyura - Dromiidae - Tumidodromia

Tumidodromia dormia (Linnaeus, 1763)



World Distribution
McLay (2009: 23, Zootaxa) - Tumidodromia dormia is found in the Indo-West Pacific region, from the Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar, Seychelles, Mauritius, China, Japan, Ambon (Indonesia), Philippines, New Caledonia, Hawaiian Is, and Marquesas Is (French Polynesia). Depth range is 8–112 m. Also Comoro (Mayotte).

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with sponges

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 5-112 m

Mayotte data
Tumidodromia dormia - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 12, Récif La Prévoyante de nuit, 6-12 m, 1 femelle 87,5x106 mm (photo), 1 mâle 126x160 mm. - Photo Yvon Gildas - Mayotte sur le site : http://www.mayotte-photos-plongee.com/

Réunion data
Dromia dormia - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (Détermination d'après photographie de A. Diringer)

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, PLG193 — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251
Nouvelle Caledonie, PLG — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251
Nouvelle Caledonie, PLG — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Dromia dormia - McLay, 2001: 82 (Coll. FRV Alis, MUSORSTOM 9, st. CP1179, Nuku Hiva, 58-62m, st. CP1177, Nuku Hiva, 108-112m). - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Bacchet/Poupin/McLay, Tahiti, outer slope at night, about 10 m. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 244, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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