Decapoda - Brachyura - Dromiidae - Cryptodromia

Cryptodromia fallax (Latreille, in Milbert, 1812)



World Distribution
Sakai (2004 - CD) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Mer Rouge, Afrique orientale (Zanzibar, Mozambique, South Africa) Comores, Mayotte, Glorieuses, Réunion, Maurice, Maldives, Japon, Taiwan, Philippines, Indonésie, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Polynésie française.Europa.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with sponge

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-6 m

Mayotte data
Cryptodromia fallax (Latreille, in Milbert, 1812) — Cryptodromia canaliculata - Lewinsohn, 1984: 108, Glorieuses, intertidal, 16 September 1958, leg. A. Crosnier, 1 M 9 x 10 mm, 1 F 7 x 8 mm, MNHN B-6860; Grande Comore, Mitsamiouli, October 1952, leg. P. Fourmanoir, 3 MM 7,5 x 9 mm, 8 x 9,5 mm, 9 x 11 mm, MNHN B-6862; Mayotte, leg. Humblot, 1901 2 F, 1 F ov., part MNHN B-6862 / Cryptodromia canaliculata Stimpson, 1858 accepted as Cryptodromia fallax (Latreille, in Milbert, 1812) in WoRMS (2018) — IWP, Red Sea, South Africa to Hawaii, French Polynesia; shallow subtidal.

Europa data
Cryptodromia fallax - Poupin et al., 2013b: 8, Europa [BIORECIE, St. 4, 1 M 5.9 x 6. 6 mm, MNHN-IU-2012-605. Premier signalement].

Réunion data
Dromia fallax - A. Milne-Edwards, 1862, annexe F : 10 (Réunion, coll. Maillard). - Cleva et al., 2007 : 240 (Réunion, coll. Maillard, sélection d'un neotype de l'espèce, MNHN B9). - Cryptodromia fallax - Réunion, Photo in situ, P. Bourjon, November 2014, det. J. Poupin.

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Cryptodromia canaliculata - Holthuis, 1953: 3 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 13 (Raroia). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 56 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Guinot, 1985: 448 (List). - Cryptodromia fallax - McLay, 1993: 206, fig. 18e (Syn.). - Poupin, 1996a: 23 (Checklist) - Synonyms - Cryptodromia canaliculata Stimpson, 1858.

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