Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Calcinus

Calcinus latens (Randall, 1840)



World Distribution
Widely distributed: eastern Africa; Mauritius; Christmas & Cocos; Indonesia; Australia; Loyalty Is., Taiwan; Japan; Wallis & Futuna, Hawaii; French Polynesia (Society & Tuamotu). Also Réunion, Mayotte, Madagascar, Seychelles, Europa, Glorieuses.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with corals (facultative)

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

Mayotte data
Calcinus latens - Anker & Michonneau, 2008, st. MAY08-St1, Mbouanasta, récif, UF 14969 ; st. MAY08-St5/6, Passe en S, récif, sur du sable, UF16560. - 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 1250, 1282, 1324. - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 5, 1 mâle Lc 5,7 mm, Lcéphalo 10,7 mm, Lt environ 28 mm, photographie, MNHN Pg8463 ; st. 6, 2 mâles Lc 3,5 et 3,5 mm, 1 spécimen dans sa coquille, MNHN Pg8464 ; st. 8, 2 mâles Lc 2,9 et 3,1 m, photographie du plus gros, MNHN Pg8465 ; st. 8, 8 mâles Lc 2,2 à 5,2 mm, MNHN Pg8466 ; st. 12 et 15, observations de terrain ; st. 20a, 1 femelle ovigère Lc 2,2 mm, 1 femelle 2,2 mm, MNHN Pg8507 ; st. 26, 2 mâles Lc 3,2 et 3,9 mm, MNHN Pg8467. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012, st. Dive 11, st. BIO 22, st. BIO 27, st. BIO 28, st. BIO 29, st. BIO 33, st. BIO 35, st. BIO 39. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, st1 (nr), st2, st4 (common), st8, st9, st11. - BIOTAS 2009, Juan de Nova, st. JDN01, JDN15, lots MEPA-00694, 853, 855, 857 (nr), reef-sand, reef-block, fore-reef

Europa data
Calcinus latens - Europa, BIOTAS collections, specimens MEPA-00078, 00080, 00081, st. EURO-3, det. J. Poupin d'après photos. - Europa, Mission BIORECIE, platier, intertidal St. 4, St. 8, 4 juveniles in shells (MNHN), St. 11, St. 14, 1 female 3.9 mm (MNHN), St. 15. Premier signalement.

Réunion data
Calcinus latens - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (MNHN, St. 16 et photographies, J. Poupin, S. Ribes).

New Caledonia data
Lifou 2000 Nouvelle Caledonie, D1422 — Poupin J, Zoosystema 25, 4: 643-664
Lifou 2000 Nouvelle Caledonie, 1458 — Poupin J, Zoosystema 25, 4: 643-664

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Calcinus latens - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Wallis). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Calcinus latens - Nobili, 1907: 369 (Hao). - Forest, 1951: 84, fig. 14-18 (French Polynesia); 1953b: 556 (Syn.); 1956a: 1062 (Hikueru, Tahiti, Takume). - Holthuis, 1953: 44 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 7 (Raroia). - Naim, 1980a, annex 1, tab. 3 (Moorea). - Kropp & Birkeland, 1981: 630, tab. 5 (Takapoto). - Monteforte, 1984: 172, annex 1, tab. a (Mataiva, Moorea, Tahiti, Takapoto); 1987: 8 (Moorea). - Galzin & Pointier, 1985: 100 (Moorea). - Salvat & Richard, 1985: 358 (Takapoto). - Rahayu, 1988: 10, 19 (French Polynesia). - Poupin, 1994a: 17, fig. 13, pl. 2b (Takume, Taiaro); 1996a: 15 (Checklist); 1997: 703, fig. 3h, 6c (Bora Bora, Fangataufa, Huahine, Moruroa, Tahiti, Taiaro, Takapoto; coll. Frv Marara). - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2003: 18 (Rapa, shoreline, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, A. Warén). - Calcinus herbstii - Nobili, 1907: 368 (Hao, "canal Waiatekene" = Vaiatekeue) pro parte not C. herbstii de Man, synonym of C. laevimanus = C. latens fide Forest (1951: 84). - Calcinus terrae-reginae - Nobili, 1907: 369 (Fakahina, Hao, Mangareva). - Unpublished observation - ?coll. & det. Poupin, 16 Nov. 2002 (Raevavae); Moorea fieldwork December 2006, photographs J. Poupin. - Synonyms - Calcinus terrae-reginae Haswell, 1882. - Unpublished records, coll. & det. G. Paulay, Tikehau and Rangiroa (FLMNH-UF). - Moorea Biocode project. - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (collection, Moorea, 1982, coll. Monteforte, det. Forest, coll. & det. Poupin, 1997)

Comment(s) on data
Seems to be absent in the Marquesas where it was never found despite numerous prospections (J. Poupin).

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