Decapoda - Brachyura - Carpiliidae - Carpilius

Carpilius convexus (Forskål, 1775)



World Distribution
(Hendrickx, 1995b: 135) - Red Sea to Hawaii, French Polynesia, Easter I. and Clipperton. Includes, Eastern Africa (Kenya), Mozambic, Somalia), Madagascar, Seychelles, Comoros (Mayotte), Réunion, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Wallis & Futuna, French Polynesia.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

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

Mayotte data
Carpilius convexus - Crosnier, 1984 : 302, Pl. XLIV F, fig. 210-211 (Madagascar, Glorieuses, Aldabra, Kenya, MNHN). - Anker & Michonneau, 2008, st. MAY08-St6, Passe en S, UF 13682. - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 23, Passe Choizil, "Patate à Teddy", 15-30 m, 1 mâle 12x16,5 mm, MNHN B32288 (plus des carapaces, non conservées). - Photo Yvon Gildas - Mayotte sur le site : http://www.mayotte-photos-plongee.com/. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012, st. Dive 3, st. BIO 22. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, reef-block, st11, chela (photo) (nr)

Europa data
Carpilius convexus - Fourmanoir, 1952 : 175 (Europa). - Dérijard, 1966 : 164 (Europa). - Guinot, 1967 : 262 (Liste, avec Europa).

Réunion data
Carpilius convexus - A. Milne-Edwards, 1862, annexe F : 3 (Réunion dans la matériel examiné, coll. Maillard). - Hoffmann, 1874 : 3 (Réunion). - Ribes-Beaudemoulin et al. 2002 : 70 (Réunion). - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (Détermination d'après photographie).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ng P.K.L & Richer de Forges B., Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia: 315-332
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Carpilius convexus - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Futuna, Wallis). - CLIPPERTON - Carpilius convexus - Garth, 1965: 16, figs 8, 12 (Clipperton). - Richard et al., 1968: 6 (Clipperton). - Ehrhardt & Niaussat, 1970: 105 (Clipperton). - Hendrickx, 1995b: 135 (distribution). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new coll.). - EASTER ISLAND - Carpilius convexus - Garth, 1973: 317 (Anakena, 1m). - Báez & Ruiz, 1985: 103 (Easter Island; specimens deposited in MNHN Santiago, coll. 1953-1976). - DiSalvo et al., 1988: 457, 467, 470 ("The most conspicuous of the crustaceans at Easter Island are ... Carpilius convexus ..."). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Carpilius convexus - Stimpson, 1858a: 32; 1907: 37 (Tahiti). - Rathbun, 1907: 37 (Makemo). - Boone, 1934: 89, pl. 43-45 (Tahiti). - Holthuis, 1953: 12 (Raroia). - Chabouis L. & F., 1954: 91, fig. 2 (French Polynesia). - Morrison, 1954: 16 (Raroia). - Buitendijk, 1960: 263 (Takaroa). - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 37 (Hikueru, Tahiti); 1962: 60 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Guinot, 1966a: 48 (French Polynesia); 1985: 449 (List). - Chevalier et al., 1968: 92, 138 (Moruroa). - Monteforte, 1984: 170, annex 1, tab. a (Makatea, Mataiva, Moorea, Takapoto). - Serène, 1984: 303, fig. 208-209 (Mataiva). - Delesalle, 1985: 289 (Mataiva). - Salvat & Richard, 1985: 362 (Takapoto). - Salvat, 1986b: 72 (French Polynesia). - Bonvallot et al., 1994: 140, photograph (Tuamotu). - Poupin, 1994a: 45, fig. 41, pl. 5d (Hikueru, Rapa, Rurutu, Tahiti, Taiaro; up to 60m); 1996a: 7, 62 (Checklist); 1996b: 42, pl. 20d (Rurutu; coll. Frv Marara). - Unpublished record, coll. & det. G. Paulay, Rangiroa (FLMNH-UF). - Unpublished specimens in MNHN collection, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition 2002, det. J. Poupin October 2006: Marotiri, st. DW1879, 52 m, 1 female 23.0x31.4 mm, st. CAS1976, Arago Bank, 90-95 m, coll. malacologist team, Rapa, st. 7, 1 sp. - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Bacchet/Poupin, Tahiti, outer slope at night, 5-10 m. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, coll. N. Evans, Leg 2, Nuku Hiva, Hiva Oa, Tahuata, St. 5, 23, 36; Leg 3, St. MQ11-R, Tahuata, 6-12 m, photo of a carapace only (no sample), St. MQ27-GR, Haut Iti, 5-22 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC363 (juvenile). - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 245, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti). - Mission CRIOBE 2014, dry collection, exuvia.

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