Decapoda - Brachyura - Calappidae - Calappa

Calappa hepatica (Linnaeus, 1758)



World Distribution
Galil (2001 : 501) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Mer Rouge et Afrique orientale, au Japon, Hawaii, Polynésie française (Marquises) et Clipperton. Intertidal à 150 m (Galil 1997: 300, fig. 31). Comprend Tanzanie, Zanzibar, Mozambique, Afrique du Sud, Madagascar, Glorieuses, Mayotte, Maurice.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-150 m

Mayotte data
Calappa hepatica - Galil, 1997 : 297 (Glorieuses, intertidal, 30.01.1971, coll. A. Crosnier, 1 mâle 22,8 mm, MNHN). - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 23, Passe Choizil, "Patate à Teddy", 15-30 m, carapaces seulement (à vérifier). - Suite mission KUW, scaphandre, 7-8 m, fond de vase, port de Mamoudzou, fin décembre 2009, 1 mâle 20,7x22,6 mm, coll. J.-M. Bouchard, 1 juvénile, coll. V. Dinhut, MNHN B32259. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, st6 (nr), carapace 36x56 mm (photo), reef-sand, st8 (photo in situ).

Europa data
Calappa hepatica - Fourmanoir, 1952 : 176 (Europa). - Guinot,, 1967 : 245 (Liste, avec Europa). - Dérijard, 1966 : 162 (Europa) - Mission BIORECIE, st. 8, 9 novembre 2011, photo in situ.

Réunion data
Calappa hepatica - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (Coll. Ribes ; photographies, S. Ribes, F. Trentin, J. Poupin).

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

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Juncker, 2004: 64. - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Futuna, Wallis). - CLIPPERTON - Calappa hepatica - Garth, 1965: 7, figs 9, 10 (Clipperton). - Richard et al., 1968: 5 (Clipperton). - Galil, 1997: 296, figs 10e-f, 13e-f, 14, 41 (genus revision, specimens from Clipperton). - Hendrickx, 1995b: 128 (distribution). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Calappa hepatica - Nobili, 1907: 378 ("Gatavake" = Mangareva, Hao, Marutea = Marutea North?, Marutea South). - Rathbun, 1907: 67 (Bora Bora). - Pesta, 1913: 37 (Tahiti). - Boone, 1934: 32, pl. 8-10 (Nuku Hiva). - Seurat, 1934: 59, 60 (Hao, Marutea South). - Chabouis L. & F., 1954: 92, unnumbered fig. (French Polynesia). - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 11, fig. 1a-b, 2 (Hikueru; Syn.); 1962: 56 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu; Marquesas"). - Monteforte, 1984: 173, annex 1, tab. a, photograph p. 140c (Mataiva, Moorea, Tahiti, Takapoto); 1987: 8 (Moorea). - Delesalle, 1985: 288 (Mataiva). - Guinot, 1985: 449 (List). - Poupin, 1994a: 26, fig. 22, pl. 3a (Hikueru, Moruroa, Tahiti; coll. Frv Marara); 1996a: 25, 97 (Checklist). - Galil, 1997a: 296 (Gambier, Marutea South, Moruroa, Tahaa, Tahiti, Takaroa); 2001: 500 (Eiao, Hiva Oa, Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka; 10-150 m; MUSORSTOM 9 campaign). - Calappa tuberculata - Heller, 1865: 69 (Tahiti) - Synonyms - Calappa tuberculata Fabricius, 1798. - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Bacchet/Poupin, Tahiti, Lagoon at night, 0.5 m; Moorea fieldwork December 2006, Haapiti mangrove, photograph by J. Poupin. - Moorea Biocode project. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 244, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

Other data
Fidji, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Fidji, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Indonesie, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Indonesie, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Indonesie, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Indonesie, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Indonesie, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Indonesie, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Musorstom 1 Philippines, STATION — Serene R & Vadon C, Musorstom 1, 1: 117-140
Philippines, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Philippines, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Challenger H.M.S Philippines, 212 — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, DW1227 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1160 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, DW1203 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, DW1214 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1212 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, DW1213 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, DW1161 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, DW1215 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1179 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, DW1185 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1187 — Galil BS, Zoosystema 23, 3: 499-505
Polynesie, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Polynesie, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335
Tonga, STATION — Galil BS, Musorstom 18, 176: 271-335

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