Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Dardanus

Dardanus scutellatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1848)



World Distribution
(Rahayu, 1992) - Zanzibar, Mauritius, Philippines, Indonesia, French Polynesia. Plus Wallis & Futuna.
MASDEA/AfReMas (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). - Bourjon et al., 2018 (Cah. Biol. Mar.): 454, tab. 1, Réunion.

New Caledonia data
Dardanus scutellatus - Juncker & Poupin (2009, CRISP Report). - Evans et al., 2015 (Coral Reefs): 917, Surprise Atoll of Entrecasteaux Reef (New Caledonia).

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 - Unpublished sp.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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