Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Dardanus

Dardanus gemmatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1836)



World Distribution
Indo-ouest Pacifique. Maurice, Australie, Japon, Hawaii, Polynésie française. Comprend, Réunion, Madagascar et Mayotte, Glorieuses

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with anemones

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-95 m

Mayotte data
Dardanus gemmatus - Dechancé, 1964 : 33 (récif M'zambourou, intertidal, coll. Crosnier septembre 1959, 1 mâle 15 mm, MNHN). - Photo Marc Allaria, Mayotte, lagon de nuit. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. BIO 31.

Europa data
Dardanus gemmatus - Europa, BIOTAS collections, specimens MEPA-00069, st. EURO-3, det. J. Poupin d'après photo. Premier signalement.

Réunion data
Dardanus pedunculatus - Ribes-Beaudemoulin et al. 2002 : 68 (Réunion) ; non D. pedunculatus (Herbst, 1804). - Dardanus gemmatus - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (MNHN, St. 12, 1 sp. ; photographies S. Ribes, F. Trentin, E. Lancelot).

New Caledonia data
Dardanus gemmatus - Juncker & Poupin, 2009, CRISP Report.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Pagurus gemmatus H. Milne Edwards, 1848: 60 (Marquesas). - Stimpson, 1858c: 234 [72] (Marquesas; new material ?). - Forest, 1953b: 557, fig. 10-11; 1956a: 1063 (Tahiti). - Dardanus gemmatus - Monteforte, 1984: 172, annex 1, tab. a; 1987: 8 (Moorea). - Rahayu, 1988: 36 (Tahiti). - Poupin, 1994a: 22, fig. 18, pl. 2e (Maria, Tahiti, Taiaro, Ua Huka; 10-20m; coll. Frv Marara); 1996a: 17 (Checklist); 1996b: 18, pl. 8a (same material, illustrated; 0-25m). - Without name - ? Salvat, 1986a: 23, photograph (Tahiti). - ? Pardon, 1992: 80, photograph (Manihi) - Det. after the photographs. - Unpublished specimens, MNHN - Coll. Marara st. 282, Nuku Hiva, 56m, st. D47, Tahuata, 48m; coll. & det. G. Paulay, Rangiroa, January 10, 2001, ca. 1 km S. of NW point of atoll, off Motu Maeherehonae (FLMNH-UF 1340); Austral, Arago bank, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, stn CAS1976, trap 90-95 m, det. J. Poupin from photograph. - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Bacchet/Poupin, Tahiti, lagoon at night, 8 m; det. D.L. Rahayu, April 2007 from specimens in MNHN collection. Coll. MUSORSTOM 9 and REMARQ, station DR12, Nuku Hiva , 08°46.827' S, 140°03.636' W, 65-78 m; , coll. malacologist team Van Cosel et al, Ua Huka, st. 20. - Moorea Biocode project. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, St. 2, Nuku Hiva, 20 m; Leg 3, St MQ1-R, Nuku Hiva, 8-10 m, coll. Starmer et all, sample JP8, St. MQ2-R, Nuku Hiva, 20-23 m, coll. Starmer, 1 juvénile, ?sample LC421, sample LC415, sample LC1, several specimens first attributed to D. pedunculatus because the tubercles on outer face of large chela are poorly developped; by comparison with typical D. pedunculatus from Austral Is., it seems that these specimens are juveniles or young of D. gemmatus. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 243, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, CAS1976 — Poupin J, Zoosystema 25, 4: 643-664

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