Decapoda - Brachyura - Ocypodidae - Gelasimus

Gelasimus tetragonon (Herbst, 1790)



World Distribution
(Rosenberg at http://www.fiddlercrab.info/ ) - South Africa to Iran, Madagascar, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Papa New Guinea, Taiwan, Micronesia, Melanesia. Also French Polynesia, Wallis & Futuna, Mayotte, Europa, Réunion, Seychelles, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Cook.

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

Vertical range : Intertidal - Min-Max observed: 0-1 m

Mayotte data
Uca (Gelasimus) tetragonon - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 2, 1 mâle 13,8 x 20,8 mm, photographié (13,4 x 20,6 sur l'étiquette de terrain), 2 femelles 11,4 x 17,2 et 18,8 x 26,2 (ovigère) mm, MNHN B32108. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, st 20 (nr), 1 M 13.1x18.9 mm (photo), 1 female (broken) 10.1x14.3 mm, intertidal (MNHN).

Europa data
Uca (Gelasimus) tetragon - BIORECIE, St. 10, 1 male 9,8x14,4 mm (MNHN). Premier signalement.

Réunion data
Gelasimus tetragonon - A. Milne-Edwards, 1862, annexe F : 6 (Réunion, coll. Maillard). - Uca (Gelasimus) tetragonon - Ng et al., 2008 : 240 (Liste à jour des noms valides).

New Caledonia data
Uca tetragonon - Juncker & Poupin, 2009: 75, New Caledonia, Profondeur : 0-6 m / Source : A Milne-Edwards, 1873 - Nouvelles Archives MNHN 8 / Lieu-dit : Lagon.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Uca tetragonon - Juncker, 2004, back cover, color photograph (Wallis & Futuna, det. J. Poupin from photographs only). - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Wallis). - FRENCH POLYENSIA - Gelasimus duperreyi Guérin-Méneville, 1829, pl. 1, fig. 2, 2a (Bora Bora). - Gelasimus tetragonon - Guérin-Méneville, 1838, pl. 1, fig. 2, 2a (Bora Bora) pro parte. - Heller, 1865: 37 (Tahiti). - Kingsley, 1880a: 143, pl. 9, fig. 11 (Tahiti). - Miers, 1886: 243 (Tahiti). - de Man, 1891: 24, pl. 2, fig. 6 (Tahiti). - Ortmann, 1894: 754 (Tahiti). - Uca tetragonon - Nobili, 1907: 408 ("Rikitea, Gatavake" = Mangareva). - Rathbun, 1907: 26 (Bora Bora). - Holthuis, 1953: 29 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 8 (Raroia). - Crane, 1957: 79 (Bora Bora). - Gelasimus (Uca) tetragonon - Seurat, 1934: 59 (Mangareva). - Uca tetragonum - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 70 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Uca (Thalassuca) tetragonon - Crane, 1975: 77, 81, 596, fig. 37d, 63a-b, 81f, 82e, 99, pl. 13 (Bora Bora, Raiatea, Raroia, Tahiti; Syn.). - Guinot, 1985: 453 (List). - Poupin, 1994a: 72, fig. 68, pl. 8h (Mangareva, Moruroa, Napuka, Rapa; coll. Frv Marara); 1996a: 74 (Checklist). - Unpublished sp. - coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, Rapa, det. J. Poupin; Moorea fieldwork December 2006, coll. and det. Poupin, specimens (MNHN) and color photograph, Haapiti mangrove. - Moorea Biocode project. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 257, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).
Gelasimus tetragonon - Shih et al., 2016, Raffles Bulletin: 169, Moorea [MNHN; new genus].

Comment(s) on data
New genus Gelasimus is from Shih et al. (2016, Raffles Bulletin).

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