Decapoda - Brachyura - Pilumnidae - Pilumnus

Pilumnus longicornis ? Hilgendorf, 1878



World Distribution
Sakai (2004 - CD). Indo-ouest Pacifique. Afrique orientale (Mozambique, Afrique du Sud), Madagascar, Mayotte (premier signalement), Seychelles, Amirante, Saya de Malha bank, Cargados Carajos, Maurice, Golfe Persique, Pakistan, Inde, Sri Lanka, Chagos, Nicobar, Mergui, Indonésie, Singapore, Japon, Philippines, Australie, Nouvelle Zélande, Caroline, Ponape, Tuvalu, Funafuti, Hawaii. 10-85 m. Europa

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 15-30 m

Mayotte data
Pilumnus longicornis - Mission KUW novembre 2009, St. 23, Passe Choizil, "Patate à Teddy", 15-30 m, 1 mâle 7,0x8,8 mm, 1 juvénile, 1 femelle 4,6x5,8 mm MNHN sans numéro ; st. 29, Plage Mboianatsa, hôtel Ngouja, intertidal, 1 femelle 3,6x5,0 mm, P. ?longicornis (cf. commentaires), MNHN sans numéro. - Pilumnus ?longicornis. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. BIO 39, 1 sp. (mobile finger of larger chela with dorsal margin blade-like).

Europa data
Pilumnus ? longicornis - Europa - BIORECIE, St. 8, 1 male 8.4x10.5 mm (MNHN). Premier signalement.

Réunion data
Pilumnus ?longicornis - Réunion, Coll. BIOLAVE, 23/02/2012, deep BIOLAVE (60-80 m), pre-det. J. Poupin 25/01/2013 based on similar specimens from Mayotte.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Pilumnus aff. longicornis - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ2-GR, Nuku Hiva, 20-23 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC14, St. MQ19-R, Hiva Oa, 10-25 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC270 (check), St. MQ32-GR, Hatutaa, 17-22 m, coll. Starmer et al, sample LC388; pre-det J. Poupin

Wallis & Futuna data
First record in FP if P. longicornis confirmed.

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