Decapoda - Axiidea - Callichiridae - Corallianassa

Corallianassa coutierei (Nobili, 1904)

World Distribution
Djibouti (Nobili 1904); Suba off Seba, Indonesia (de Man 1928b), Tuléar Madagascar, Philippines, Tahiti (Sakai 1999), Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. Includes Wallis & Futuna, Comoros (Mayotte), Réunion.
Komai et al. (2015, Fauna Ryukyuana) - IWP, Djibouti to French Polynesia. Distribution uncertain due to confusion with C. borradailei.

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

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

Mayotte data
Corallianassa coutieri - Ngoc Ho, 2005: 73, Glorieuses [coll. A. Crosnier 29/01/1971, intertidal, in other materiel examined for comparison]. - Mayotte, Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 30, 1 femelle Lc = 7,4 mm, Lt = 29,5 mm, dét. Ngoc-Ho, MNHN Th1563

Réunion data
Corallianassa coutierei - Réunion - From field photos, A. Barrere, F. Trentin, S. Ribes, A. Daydé (March 2014).

New Caledonia data
Corallianassa coutieri - Poupin, 2010: 40, Inventaire IRENav - Original source not identified.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Several of these records probably Corallianassa borradailei instead (see comments and Komai et al., 2015, Fauna Ryukyuana).
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Corallianassa coutierei - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Wallis, det. Ngoc Ho). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Glypturus coutierei. - Sakai, 1999 : 80 (1 male, Tahiti, leg. A. Garrett, Museum Godeffroy, cat. n°16192, ZMH-K 8430). - Corallianassa coutierei - Ngoc-Ho, 2005: 71, fig. 13 (Syn., plus Marquesas Islands. Ua-Huka, MUSORSTOM 9, stn 20 south, Hinipahue Bay, 8°56.20’S, 139°32.90’W, on paving stone of sidewalk with sand, IX.1997, R. von Cosel, J. Trondlé and J. Tardy coll., 1 broken male, cl. 11 mm, tl. 41.5 mm, major P1 broken at level of distal part of merus (MNHN Th 1430). - Unpublished specimens - Moorea fieldwork December 2006, coll. Poupin, Haapiti mangrove, 'Yabby pump', burrow at 0.1 m, sand and mud, specimen in MNHN, det. Ngoc Ho, color photograph. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 238, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

Comment(s) on data
See under Corallianassa borradailei and comments in Komail et al. (2015, Fauna Ryukyuana).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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