Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Calcinus

Calcinus spicatus Forest, 1951



World Distribution
Eastern Australia (Queensland, New South Wales); Tasman sea (Elizabeth & Middleton Reefs, Lord Howe Island); New Caledonia and Loyalty Is.; Vanuatu; Cook; French Polynesia (Austral, Tuamotu, Gambier).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-90 m

New Caledonia data
Lifou 2000 Nouvelle Caledonie, 1422 — Poupin J & Lemaitre R., Zootaxa 391: 1-20

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Calcinus latens - Heller, 1865: 88 (Tahiti; not C. latens (Randall) = Calcinus cf. spicatus, see McLaughlin & Dworschak, 2002). - Calcinus herbstii - Nobili, 1907: 368 ("chenal Waiatekene" = Vaiatekeue) pro parte not C. herbstii de Man, 1888, synonym of C. laevimanus = C. spicatus fide Forest (1951: 84). - Calcinus spicatus Forest, 1951: 90, fig. 10-13 ("chenal Waiatekene" = Vaiatekeue). - Rahayu, 1988: 21 (French Polynesia). - Poupin, 1996a: 4, 15 (Checklist); 1997: 711, fig. 2i, 3i, 6d (Fangataufa, Moruroa; coll. Frv Marara). - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2003: 16 (Arago bank, Rapa, Thiers bank; 0 to 50/90 m; coll. BENTHAUS Expedition). - Calcinus cf. spicatus - McLaughlin & Dworschak, 2002: 155 (Tahiti; Heller specimens reexamined in Wien Museum). - Unpublished sp. - Austral, BENTHAUS Expedition, field observation J. Poupin, Raevavae. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 242, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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