Decapoda - Brachyura - Calappidae - Calappa

Calappa gallus (Herbst, 1803)



World Distribution
Galil (2001 : 500) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Mer Rouge et Afrique orientale, au Japon, Hawaii, Tonga, Polynésie française. Intertidal à 160 m (Galil 1997: 296, fig. 31). Comprend, Mozambique, Afrique du Sud, Seychelles, Glorieuses, Madagascar, Réunion, Maurice

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-130 m

Mayotte data
Calappa gallus - Galil, 1997 : 293 (Glorieuses, intertidal, 30.01.1971, coll. A. Crosnier, 1 femelle 24,6 mm, MNHN). - Mayotte, Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 23, Passe Choizil, "Patate à Teddy", 15-30 m, débris d'une carapace, non conservé. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, reef-sand, st. 9 (nr), remains of carapace, 1 sp. 17.4x21.0 mm (photo) (MNHN).

Europa data
Calappa gallus - Fourmanoir, 1952 : 176 (Europa). - Guinot,, 1967 : 245 (Liste, avec Europa).

Réunion data
Calappa gallus - A. Milne-Edwards, 1862, annexe F : 10 (Réunion, coll. Maillard). - Hoffman, 1874 : 26 (Réunion).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Callapa aff. gallus - Poupin, 1998: 39 (Hiva Oa, 98-100 m; MUSORSTOM 9, st. DW1210). - Calappa gallus - Galil, 2001: 500 (Eiao, Fatu Hiva, Hiva Oa, Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka; 10-130 m). - Moorea Biocode project - Moorea, 1 female 34.6x41.2 mm (in Poupin & Juncker, 2010: 112). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. St. MQ25-M, Nuku Hiva, baie Hakatea, intertidal, coll. Corbari et al., sample LC291 (check male pleopode according to Galil, 1997).

Other data
Indonesie, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1187 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1188 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, DW1224 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, DW1210 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, DW1241 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, DW1160 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Tonga, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335

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