Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Calcinus

Calcinus vachoni Forest, 1958



World Distribution
(Poupin et al., 2003, 95): Indian Ocean, Mauritius, Western Australia; Eastern and central Pacific, Vietnam, Taiwan, Micronesia, Japan, French Polynesia; Easter Island. Also Réunion, Mayotte, Europa, New Caledonia.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-30 m

Mayotte data
Calcinus aff. vachoni - BIOTAS collections, Glorieuses, 3-7 May 2009, det. J. Poupin from photo, St. GLOR-2, reef platform and shallow canyons with dead Acropora digitifera head, 7-14 m, specimen MEPA 925. - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 23, 15-30 m, 1 mâle Lc 1,4 mm, MNHN Pg8478.

Europa data
Calcinus vachoni - Europa, BIOTAS collections, specimens MEPA-00329, st. EURO-18, pre-det. J. Poupin d'après photo. - Europa, mission BIORECIE, st. 16, 1 male Sl 2.5 mm (MNHN), coll. Hélène, plongée externe, dans Pocillopora, avec C. rosaceus. Premier signalement.

Réunion data
Calcinus vachoni - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (D'après photographies, programme BIOTAS). - Coll. BIOLAVE, 25/11/2011, shallow-waters, divers 10-30 m, det. J. Poupin 25/01/2013.

New Caledonia data
Calcinus vachoni - Photo E. Tardy, Voh, New Caledonia, 2011.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
EASTER ISLAND - Calcinus vachoni. - Poupin et al., 2003: 95 (Easter Island: 4 sp.). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Calcinus vachoni - Poupin, 1997: 712, fig. 6e-f, 8a-f (Fangataufa, Moruroa; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2003: 18 (Rapa; coll. BENTHAUS 2002; MNHN Pg 6400).

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