Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Dardanus

Dardanus lagopodes (Forskål, 1775)



World Distribution
(McLaughlin et al., 2007: 92) - Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar, Seychelles, Mauritius, southern India, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Japan, New Guinea, Australia, Samoa, French Polynesia. Plus Wallis & Futuna, Réunion, Mayotte, Europa, New Caledonia.
In Malay et al. (2018, Raffles Bulletin) - Dardanus lagopodes is a species complex. The 'blue/brown/blue knee' form is D. lagopodes known with certainty from the Red Sea (type locality), Djibouti, East Africa, South Africa, Mayotte, Glorieuses, Madagascar, Réunion, Mauritius, Maldives, India, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, New Guinea, Australia, Philippines, Taiwan, Japan, Marianas, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Rotuma, Wallis and Futuna, Samoa, Cooks, French Polynesia (Society and Tuamotu).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-120 m

Mayotte data
Dardanus sanguinolentus - Dechancé, 1964 : 34 (Mayotte, coll. Crosnier, lagon dragage 51 m, MNHN ; Dardanus sanguinolentus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) est un synonyme de D. lagopodes). - Dardanus lagopodes - BIOTAS collections, Glorieuses, 3-7 May 2009, det. J. Poupin from photo, St. GLOR-1, patch reef, near anchorage, 2-4 m, specimen MEPA 884; St. GLOR-2, reef platform and shallow canyons with dead Acropora digitifera head, 7-14 m, specimen MEPA 922, 930, 943, 1949; St. GLOR-4, patch reef, near anchorage, 3-6 m, specimen MEPA 1954, 1955, 1958; St. GLOR-12, exposed reef flat, abrasion platform, 1-3 m, specimen MEPA 1276; St. GLOR-18, fore reef platform, 13-14.5 m, specimen MEPA 1266. - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 3, photo in situ, st. 4, observation visuelle ; st. 5, 1 mâle Lc 6,0 mm, Lt env. 50 mm, carpes rouges, 1 mâle Lc 5,4 mm, Lt env. 35 mm, carpes bruns, MNHN Pg8445 ; st. 19, 1 mâle Lc 1,8 mm, Lt environ 12 mm ; st. 20a, 1 mâle 6,9 mm, Lt env. 47 mm, MNHN Pg8446 ; st. 23, Passe Choizil, "Patate à Teddy", 15-30 m, 1 mâle Lc 4,8 mm, Lt env. 33 mm, 1 femelle ovigère Lc 5,1 mm, Lt 34 mm, MNHN Pg8447 ; st. 25, Ilot M'tzamboro, Pointe Sud, 15-20 m, observation in situ seulement ; st. 26, 1 mâle, Lc 1,9 mm, Lt environ 13 mm ; st. 31, 1 mâle Lc 1,8 mm, Lt environ 11,8 mm, MNHN Pg8532 ; st. 35, 1 femelle ovigère Lc 4,7 mm, Lt env. 33 mm, MNHN Pg8448 ; petits spécimens attribués avec hésitation à des juvéniles de cette espèce - Photo Sylvain Le Bris, Mayotte, sur le site DORIS (doris.ffessm.fr). - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012, st. Dive 3, st. Dive 12, st. Dive 11, st. BIO 29, st. BIO 31, st. BIO 33, st. BIO 39. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, st1 (nr), st2, dive 11/12/2013. - BIOTAS 2009, Juan de Nova, st. JDN06, JDN11, JDN13, lots MEPA-00611, 822, 851, outer-reef, reef-sand

Europa data
Dardanus lagopodes - Europa, BIOTAS collections, specimens MEPA-00054, st. EURO-1, MEPA-00153, st. EURO-5, det. J. Poupin d'après photos. - Europa, Mission BIORECIE, St. 7 , plongeurs, coll. Hélène ; st. 14, 1 male Sl 6.6, Lt 35 mm (MNHN). Premier signalement.

Réunion data
Dardanus lagopodes - Ribes-Beaudemoulin et al. 2002 : 68 (Réunion). - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (St. 8, Etang Salé, et d'après photographies, S. Ribes, F. Trentin, L. Bêche, programme BIOTAS). - Coll. BIOLAVE, 25/11/2011, shallow-waters, divers 10-30 m, det. J. Poupin, 9/01/2013 (red-knee form).

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

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Dardanus lagopodes - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Futuna). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Pagurus euopsis - Nobili, 1907: 370 (Hao). - Pagurus sanguinolentus - Forest, 1953b: 559, fig. 12-14 (Syn.); 1956a: 1064 (Hikueru, Tahiti). - Dardanus lagopodes - Lewinsohn, 1969: 32 (Syn.). - Monteforte, 1984: 172, annex 1, tab. a; 1987: 8 (Moorea). - Rahayu, 1988: 32 (Tahiti, Tuamotu). - Poupin, 1996a: 17 (Checklist with new records at Moruroa, Tahiti, Tupai; coll. Frv Marara). - "Bernard l'hermite bigaré" - ? Pardon, 1992: 20, 21, double page photograph (Maupiti; det. according to the photograph) - Possible record - Dardanus aff. sanguinolentus - Salvat & Renaud-Mornant, 1969: 165 (Moruroa). - Synonyms - Pagurus euopsis Dana, 1852; P. sanguinolentus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824. - Unpublished sp., coll. & det. G. Paulay, Tikehau (FLMNH-UF 1760); coll. BENTHAUS stn DW1968, Arago bank, 100-120 m, November 11, 2002, det. P. McLaughlin; Moorea fieldwork December 2006, lagoon East, coll. Franck, photograph and det. J. Poupin. - Moorea Biocode project (plus Dardanus aff. Lagopodes). - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 243, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti). - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (Moorea), collection, Moorea, 1982, coll. Monteforte, det. Forest

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1968 — Poupin J, Zoosystema 25, 4: 643-664

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