Decapoda - Brachyura - Leucosiidae - Coralliocryptus

Coralliocryptus caementa Komai & Ng, 2012



World Distribution
Komai & Ng (2012: 41, Zootaxa) - Widely distributed in the Indo-West Pacific, from the Comoro Is. to Vanuatu, Japan. ?Réunion.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 15-35 m

Mayotte data
Coralliocryptus caementa Komai & Ng, 2012
Material examined (by Komai & Ng) — Coralliocryptus caementa Komai & Ng, 2012: 42, Mayotte KUW 2009, st. 14, 09/11/2009, 10h-12h, La Prudente bank, 12°38'50.68"S, 44°58'41.93"E, coll. J.-M. Bouchard, V. Dinhut, J. Dumas; Scuba diving 15-17 m, sediment suction pump, sandy bottom, coral boulders, 1 F 5.4 x 8.8 mm, MNHN-IU-2009-2127; st. 23, 13/11/09, 11h-13h, Choizil pass "Patate à Teddy", 12°40'56.91"S, 44°57'51.63"E, coll. J.-M. Bouchard, V. Dinhut, J. Dumas, scuba diving 15-30 m, collapsed edge reef, 1 F 5.2 x 8.3 mm, MNHN-IU-2009-2128.
Geographic and depth ranges — IWP, Mayotte to Japan, Vanuatu; 15-35 m.

Réunion data
Leucosiidae aff. Coralliocryptus caementa Komai & Ng, 2012. - Coll. BIOLAVE, 27/11/2011, shallow-waters, divers 10-30 m, det. J. Poupin 25/01/2013, 1 M juv 2.5x3.5 mm, tubercles are different from typical form which is attributed to juvenile caracter of the single specimen examined.

Comment(s) on data
Probably also at Réunion Island, unpublished det. J. Poupin (2013) with photographs posted in this database (a juv. 2.5x3.5 mm).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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