Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Calcinus

Calcinus minutus Buitendijk, 1937



World Distribution
Eastern Indian Ocean: Christmas & Cocos Islands; western and eastern Australia; Vietnam; Taiwan; Japan; New Guinea; Loyalty Is.; Salomon; Palau; Caroline; Mariana; Samoa; Wallis & Futuna.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-32 m

New Caledonia data
Lifou 2000 Nouvelle Caledonie, D1437 — Poupin J, Zoosystema 25, 4: 643-664
Lifou 2000 Nouvelle Caledonie, D1463 — Poupin J, Zoosystema 25, 4: 643-664
Lifou 2000 Nouvelle Caledonie, 1457 — Poupin J, Zoosystema 25, 4: 643-664
Lifou 2000 Nouvelle Caledonie, D1434 — Poupin J, Zoosystema 25, 4: 643-664

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Calcinus minutus - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Alofi, Futuna, Wallis). - ?FRENCH POLYNESIA - Calcinus minutus - Monteforte, 1984: 172, annex 1, tab. a (Moorea). - Poupin, 1996a: 6, 15, 77 (Checklist); 1997: 704, fig. 6a (No polynesian material; Monteforte reference only, with hesitations).

Other data
Polynesie, STATION — Poupin J & McLaughlin PA, Zoosystema 22, 1.

Comment(s) on data
Probably not present in French Polynesia where this species is replaced by sibling Calcinus nitidus.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database