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Calcinus laevimanus (Randall, 1840)



World Distribution
Widely distributed: eastern Africa; Madagascar; Seychelles; Mauritius & Rodrigues; Christmas & Cocos Islands; Australia; Indonesia; Taiwan; Japan; Wallis & Futuna, Mariana; Hawaii; French Polynesia. Also Europa, Réunion.

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

Vertical range : Intertidal - Min-Max observed: 0-95 m

Mayotte data
Calcinus laevimanus - Fourmanoir, 1955 : 28 (Comores ; espèce très abondante, sous les cailloux). - BIOTAS collections, Glorieuses, 3-7 May 2009, det. J. Poupin from photo, St. GLOR-12, exposed reef flat, abrasion platform, 1-3 m, specimen MEPA 1281, 1323; St. GLOR-14, fore reef platform, 13-14.5 m, specimen MEPA 1422; St. GLOR-16, reef flat all along coast of Grande Glorieuse, 0-3 m, specimen MEPA 1445. - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 1, 1 femelle Lc 3,9 mm, 4 spécimens dans leurs coquilles, MNHN Pg8458 ; st. 2, 8 spécimens dans leurs coquilles, MNHN Pg8459 ; st. 6, 2 adultes et 9 juvéniles dans leurs coquilles, MNHN Pg8460 ; st. 19 et 20a, observations de terrain ; st. 26, 2 femelles ovigères Lc 2,8 et 4,2 mm, photographie du plus gros spécimen, MNHN Pg8461 ; st. 31, 3 mâles Lc 4,7 à 4,9 mm, photographie, MNHN Pg8462. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012, st. BIO 22, st. BIO 32, st. BIO 34. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, intertidal, st1 (nr), st4 (upper litoral, tide pool, common), st6, st8 (photo in situ); 8 spp. juv. with premice of coloration on ambulatory legs, st. 5 (MNHN).

Europa data
Calcinus herbstii (De Man) - Fourmanoir, 1952 : 177 (Europa). Calcinus herbstii de Man, 1888 est un synonyme de C. laevimanus. - Calcinus laevimanus - Europa, BIOTAS collections, specimens MEPA-00049, 00050, 00051, st. EURO-1, det. J. Poupin d'après photos. - Europa, Mission BIORECIE, platier, intertidal, st. 4 ; st. 8, 1 sp. in shell (MNHN); st. 11 ; st. 14, st. 15.

Réunion data
Calcinus laevimanus - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (MNHN, St. 12 et photographies, J. Poupin, S. Ribes).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Calcinus laevimanus - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Futuna). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Calcinus tibicen - Dana, 1852b: 457 ("Carlshoff" = Aratika, Raraka, "Vincennes" = Kauehi, "Waterland" = Ahe and/or Manihi) not C. tibicen (Herbst, 1791) = C. laevimanus fide Morgan (1991: 888). - Heller, 1865: 87 (Tahiti; cf. Remark). - Henderson, 1888: 61 (Tahiti; cf. Remark). - Calcinus herbstii - Nobili, 1907: 368 pro parte fide Forest (1951: 84) (Hao, Hikueru, Kamaka, Marutea, "Puamu" = Puaumu, "Rikitea" = Mangareva, Tagatau, Tahiti). - Sendler, 1923: 42 (Makatea). - Forest, 1951: 84 (Nobili's material); 1953: 555; 1956a: 1062 (Hikueru, Tahiti, Takume). - Calcinus herbstii var. lividus Edw. - Nobili, 1907: 369 (Marutea; cf. Remark). - Calcinus laevimanus - Holthuis, 1953: 43 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 7 (Raroia). - Monteforte, 1984: 172, annex 1, tab. a (Makatea, Mataiva, Moorea, Takapoto); 1987: 8 (Moorea). - Delesalle, 1985: 289 (Mataiva). - Rahayu, 1988: 10, 18, fig. 1-3 (French Polynesia). - Poupin, 1994a: 16, fig. 12 (Hikueru, Taiaro); 1996a: 14, 81 (Checklist); 1997: 702, fig. 2f, 3g, 4e (Aukena, Bora Bora, Moruroa, Motu One/Bellingshausen, Rapa, Tahiti, Taiaro; coll. Frv Marara). - McLaughlin & Dworschak, 2002: 154 (Tahiti; Heller specimens reexamined in Wien Museum). - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2003: 18 (Rapa). - Field observation - May 1997, J. Poupin (Fangataufa); BENTHAUS Expedition, 16 Nov. 2002 (Raevavae), 19 Nov. 2002 (Tubuai). - Synonyms - Calcinus herbstii de Man, 1888; Pagurus lividus H. Milne Edwards, 1848. - Remark: Calcinus tibicen (Herbst, 1791) is an Atlantic species. Morgan (1991: 888) has cited several works in which C. laevimanus is referred to as C. tibicen, C. herbstii, or C. herbstii var. lividus, but without the works by Heller, Henderson or Nobili. Although not verified, this material is here attributed to C. laevimanus. - Unpublished record, coll. & det. G. Paulay, Rangiroa, October 14, 2001, Avatoru Motu, off far W. hoa (FLMNH-UF 1708); Tikehau, June 10, 2001, Tuherahera Motu, Lagoon fringing reef and sand flat in front to Aito Motel (FLMNH-UF 1720), Coastal karst outcrops, just seaward of SE end of Ohotu Motu (FLMNH-UF 1715). - Moorea Biocode project. AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, coll. N. Evans, Leg 2, St. 20, 34, Ua Huka, Tahuata, coll. N. Evans; Leg 3, St. MQ12-M, Tahuata, intertidal, coll. Corbari et al., sample LC67. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 241, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti). - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (Moorea and collection, Takapoto, 1982, coll. Monteforte, det. Forest).

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, STATION — Poupin J, Zoosystema 25, 4: 643-664
Polynesie, STATION — Poupin J, Zoosystema 19, 4.
Polynesie, STATION — Poupin J, Zoosystema 19, 4.
Polynesie, STATION — Poupin J, Zoosystema 19, 4.
Polynesie, STATION — Poupin J, Zoosystema 19, 4.
Polynesie, STATION — Poupin J, Zoosystema 19, 4.
Polynesie, STATION — Poupin J, Zoosystema 19, 4.

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