Decapoda - Brachyura - Ocypodidae - Tubuca

Tubuca urvillei (H. Milne Edwards, 1852)



World Distribution
MASDEA/AfReMas, Rosenberg (BD Internet ) - Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Eastern Africa, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, Madagascar, India, Pakistan, Malaysia. Also Comoros (Mayotte).

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

Vertical range : Land & Freshwater - Min-Max observed: 0-1 m

Mayotte data
Tubuca urvillei (H. Milne Edwards, 1852)
Material examined — See Bouchard et al., 2013: 46 fig. 40 as Uca (Tubuca) urvillei - Mayotte KUW 2009, st. 13, 15 MM 12.8 x 22.0 to 18.8 x 33.7 mm (photo 1 M 19.0 x 33.3 mm, 18.2 x 33.2 on field label), 3 FF 12.2 x 20.7 to 14.8 x 25.0 mm (photos in situ) MNHN B32092, MNHN-IU-2009-1011.
Other records — Uca (Tubuca) urvillei - Bouchard, 2009: 6, 16, Mayotte, coll. J. -M. Bouchard, Malamani mangrove, 16/04/2008, malamani n°3, 12°55,415 S, 45°09,275 E, burrows near rivulet (trous de terriers à découvert près du ruisseau), 10 MM 12.5 x 22 to 16 x 28 mm, 2 FF 13 x 22.5 to 13 x 23.5 mm, MNHN B32089, MNHN-IU-2009-1008; Malamani n°P11 (ech.7) 12 MM 9.8 x 17.0 to 17.5 x 30.0 mm, 10 FF (1 ov.) 10.0 x 17.0 to 17.5 x 29.0 mm, MNHN B32088, MNHN-IU-2009-1007, det. Bouchard/Cléva; Malamani n°1-2, 1 M 15.2 x 27.2 mm, 1 F 14.0 x 23.5 mm, MNHN B32090, MNHN-IU-2009-1009; Malamani n° 1-2, 1 F 8.3 x 13.8 mm, MNHN B32091, MNHN-IU-2009-1010. - Tubuca urvillei - Shih et al., 2016: 174, Mayotte, leg. From Mayotte KUW 2009, Poroani, ZRC 1999.1107.
Geographic and depth ranges — IO, Red Sea, Mayotte (this work), South Africa to India, western Thailand; supratidal, land.

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

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