Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Calcinus

Calcinus morgani Rahayu & Forest, 1999



World Distribution
South Africa; Somalia; Madagascar; western and eastern Australia; Indo-Malaysia; Vietnam; Taiwan; Japan; New-Guinea; Vanuatu; Wallis & Futuna; Mariana; French Polynesia; ?Hawaii. Also Réunion, Mayotte, Europa.

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

Vertical range : Intertidal - Min-Max observed: 0-80 m

Mayotte data
Calcinus gaimardi - Fourmanoir, 1955 : 29 (Comores, Mohéli, Numa Choa ; d'après les indications de couleur, en particulier "pédoncules oculaires bleus dans la partie distale, il s'agit de C. morgani qui a été séparé de C. gaimardi par Rahayu & Forest, en 1999). -Calcinus morgani - Anker & Michonneau, 2008, st. MAY08-St2, Tanaraki, récif, UF 13718. - BIOTAS collections, Glorieuses, 3-7 May 2009, det. J. Poupin from photo, St. GLOR-4, patch reef, near anchorage, 3-6 m, specimen MEPA 1950; St. GLOR-12, exposed reef flat, abrasion platform, 1-3 m, specimen MEPA 1270, 1275, 1280. - Banc du Geyser, S 12° 22', E 46° 33', entre Mayotte et Glorieuses, photo de V. Dinhut. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012, st. Dive 3, st. BIO 22, st. BIO 27, st. BIO 28, st. BIO 33, st. BIO 37. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, st8 (nr), st11. - BIOTAS 2009, Juan de Nova, fore-reef, st. JDN15, lots MEPA-00693, 709, 710, 737 (nr).

Europa data
Calcinus gaimardi - Dérijard, 1966 : 176 (Europa), probablement non Calcinus gaimardii (H. Milne Edwards, 1848) mais C. morgani, voir remarques. - Calcinus morgani - Europa, BIOTAS collections, specimens MEPA-00068, 00072, st. EURO-3, MEPA-00313, st. EURO-18, det. J. Poupin d'après photos. - Europa, Mission BIORECIE, st. 1 , -22,33995° S, 40,34616° E, 0-0,5 m (observation in situ sous les cailloux), st. 8, 2 juveniles Sl 3.5 mm each, 1 sp. in shell (MNHN), st. 12, plongeurs extérieurs, coll. Hélène, 2 gros spécimens, relachés. Premier signalement.

Réunion data
Calcinus morgani - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (MNHN, St. 16, Pointe des chateaux, Saint Leu. Photographies J. Poupin). - Coll. BIOLAVE, 26/11/2011, shallow-waters, divers 10-30 m, det. J. Poupin 25/01/2013.

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — McLaughlin PA, Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia, Vol II7: 309-311

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Calcinus morgani - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Alofi, Futuna). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Calcinus gaimardii - Heller, 1865: 87 (Tahiti). - Forest, 1953b: 555; 1956a: 1062 (Tahiti). - Kropp & Birkeland, 1981: 630, tab. 5 (Moorea). - Monteforte, 1984: 172, annex 1, tab. a; 1987: 8 (Moorea). - Rahayu, 1988: 20 (Tahiti). - Poupin, 1996a: 14 (Checklist); 1997: 688, fig. 2b, 5d (Moruroa, Tahiti; coll. Frv Marara; Calcinus gaimardii sensu lato, belongs in fact to the new species recognised in Rahayu's thesis (1992: 140, fig. 19c,h,i, 20c,f) ). - Calcinus morgani Rahayu & Forest, 1999: 465, 468 (French Polynesia). - Unpublished records, coll. & det. G. Paulay, Tikehau and Moorea (FLMNH-UF); Moorea fieldwork December 2006, photograph J. Poupin, Tiahura outer reef, in coral Pocillopora, 4 m. - Moorea Biocode project.

Other data
Musorstom 2 Philippines, STATION — Poupin J, Zoosystema 25, 4: 643-664

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