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
Mayotte KUW fieldwork, 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 female 5.4x8.8 mm, MNHN - no number; 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 female 5.2x8.3 mm, MNHN - no number. - Coralliocryptus caementa Komai & Ng, 2012: 42, Zootaxa, same material, Mayotte KUW fieldwork, 1 female (5.4 × 8.8 mm) (MNHN), stn 14, La Prudente Bank, 12°38'50.68"S, 44°58'41.93"E, Mayotte, Comoro Is., 15–17 m, sandy bottom, coral boulders, coll. J.-M. Bouchard, V. Dinhut and J. Dumas, SCUBA diving, sediment suction pump, 10h–12h, 9 November 2009; 1 female (5.2 × 8.3 mm) (MNHN), Choizil Pass, "patate à teddy", 12°40'56.91"S, 44°57'51.63"E, Mayotte, Comoro Is., 15–30 m, collapsed reef edge, coll. J.-M. Bouchard, V. Dinhut and J. Dumas, SCUBA, 11h–13h, 13 November 2009.

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.

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