Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Dardanus

Dardanus scutellatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1848)



World Distribution
(Rahayu, 1992) - Zanzibar, Mauritius, Philippines, Indonesia, French Polynesia. Plus Wallis & Futuna.
MASDEA (Internet), Poupin (BD Internet) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Afrique orientale, Somalie, Kenya, Mozambique,Tanzanie, Maurice, Indonésie, Philippines, Australie orientale, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Fidji, Tuvalu, Wallis & Futuna, Tonga, Cook, Polynésie française. Comprend Mayotte, premier signalement.

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

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

Mayotte data
Dardanus scutellatus - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 5, 2 mâles Lc 6,7-7,5 mm, 1 femelle Lc 6,2 mm, Lt environ 40-50 mm, MNHN Pg8451 ; st. 20a, 1 mâle Lc 7,3 mm, Lt env. 46 mm, 1 femelle ovigère Lc 5,6 mm, Lt env. 43 mm, MNHN Pg8452. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. Dive 3, st. Dive 11. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, reef-sand, st1 (nr), st4 (several). - BIOTAS 2009, Juan de Nova, st. JDN01, lots MEPA-00376, 379, 856.

Europa data
Dardanus scutellatus - Europa, BIORECIE, st. 14, 11/11/11, mangrove du grand lagon, 1 spécimen Lt 49 mm, sl 4,73 mm (MNHN). Premier signalement.

Réunion data
Dardanus scutellatus - Photo and field det. P. Bourjon and Elisabeth Morcel, July 2015, Réunion. Det. confirmed based on photo, J. Poupin (shell of Conomurex decorus, det. P. Bourjon).

New Caledonia data
Dardanus scutellatus - Juncker & Poupin (2009, CRISP Report).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Dardanus scutellatus - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Futuna, Wallis). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Pagurus scutellatus - Forest, 1953b: 560; 1956a: 1066 (Tahiti). - Dardanus scutellatus - Rahayu, 1988: 36 (Tahiti). - Poupin, 1996a: 18 (Checklist). - Unpublished sp. , coll. & det. G. Paulay, Moorea, October 26, 2001, just W of and near corner of Paopao Bay, to edge of lagoon slope (FLMNH-UF 1749); Moorea fieldwork December 2006, coll. S. Mills, Opunohu, lagoon in front of public beach, photograph and det. J. Poupin. - Moorea Biocode project. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 244, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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