Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Actaeodes

Actaeodes hirsutissimus (Rüppell, 1830)



World Distribution
Sakai (CD - Internet) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Mer Rouge, Afrique orientale, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzanie, Madagascar, Mayotte, Seychelles, Maurice, Coevity, Chagos, Nicobar, Andaman, Vietnam, Singapour, Taiwan, Japon, Indonésie, Australie, Papouasie Nouvelle-Guinée, Salomon, Samoa, Fidji, Polynésie française.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-6 m

Mayotte data
Actaeodes hirsutissimus - Serène, 1984 : 135, fig. 79, pl. XVIII B (Madagascar ; Kenya ; Seychelles ; Mayotte, zone intertidale, coll. A. Crosnier août 1959: 1 mâle 8x12 mm (MNHN-B 6589). - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. BIO 39, 1 juv. 4.4x6.6 mm.

Réunion data
Actaeodes hirsutissimus - Réunion, Ermitage Reef, 2.5 m with strong swell, field photo, May 2015, photo and det. P. Bourjon.

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Actaea hirsutissima - Heller, 1865: 9 (Tahiti). - Rathbun, 1907: 42 (Bora Bora, Tahiti). - Odhner, 1925: 69, pl. 4, fig. 13 (Tahiti). - Boone, 1934: 124, pl. 66 (Raiatea). - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 78 (Tahiti); 1962: 64 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Peyrot-Clausade, 1989: 111 (Tikehau). - Actaeodes hirsutissimus - Guinot, 1976: 245, fig. 38e, pl. 15, fig. 2, 2a (Tahiti; Syn.); 1985: 450 (List). - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977a, annex of the species: 26; 1977b: 213; 1985: 462 (Moorea). - Naim, 1980a, annex 1, tab. 3 (Moorea). - Monteforte, 1984: 170, annex 1, tab. a (Mataiva, Moorea, Tahiti); 1987: 8 (Moorea). - Serène, 1984: 135 (Syn.). - Poupin, 1996a: 42 (Checklist). - Moorea fieldwork December 2006, coll. Poupin (Papetoai lagoon, 0.1 m, fringing reef, coral rubbles), det. Poupin, specimens (MNHN) and color photograph.- Moorea Biocode project. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 250, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti). - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (collection, Moorea, 1982, coll. & det. Monteforte)

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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