Decapoda - Brachyura - Domeciidae - Domecia

Domecia hispida Eydoux & Souleyet, 1842



World Distribution
(Hendrickx, 1995b : 135; Castro et al., 2004) - Red Sea to Mexico, including Hawaii and French Polynesia. In the Eastern Pacific, from the gulf of California to Equator (La Plata I.) and Oceanic Islands: Baja California Sur, Revillagigedo (Clarion, Socorro), Clipperton, Galapagos.
Castro et al. (2004 : 18) - Indo-Pacifique. Comprend, Mer Rouge, Afrique orientale, Somalie, Kenya, Madagascar, Seychelles, Europa, Réunion, Maurice, Hawaii, Polynésie française, Clipperton, Galapagos, côte Pacifique du Mexique. Mayotte, premier signalement.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with corals (obligate)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-40 m

Mayotte data
Domecia hispida - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 14, Banc de La Prudente, 15-17 m, 1 mâle 4,2x5,2 mm, MNHN sans numéro, dét. octbore 2011 ; st. 32, Ilot M'tzamboro, Nord-Est, 6-21 m, 2 mâles 4,2 x 5,4 et 5,0 x 6,6 (+ sacculine) mm, MNHN 32291. - BIOTAS 2009, Juan de Nova, outer-reef, st. JDN19, lots MEPA-00803, 805 (nr) (based on spines present on full length of P4 merus, color pattern of chela, compared to previous spp. from Mayotte).

Europa data
Domecia hispida - Lenz, 1910 : 553 (Europa). - Guinot, 1967 : 270 (Liste, avec Europa). - Europa, mission BIORECIE, st. 12, plongeurs extérieurs, dans Pocillopora, 1 spécimen, coll. Hélène, à réexaminer.

Réunion data
Domecia hispida - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977 : annexe, p. 26 (Réunion). - Ribes, 1978 : 126 (Réunion). - Serène, 1984 : 293 (Réunion dans le matériel examiné, coll. Ribes, Saline, MNHN B8368). - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (Détermination d'après photographies du programme BIOTAS). - Domecia aff. hispida - Réunion - Program BIOLAVE, ARVAM, J.-P. Quod, photo, plate A. Barrère.

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ng P.K.L & Richer de Forges B., Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia, Vol II7: 315-332
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
CLIPPERTON - Domecia hispida - Garth, 1965 (Clipperton). - Hendrickx, 1995b : 135 (distribution). - Castro et al., 2004: 17-19 (synonymy, distribution, key). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new coll.). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Domecia hispida - Dana, 1852b: 251 (Tahiti). - Rathbun, 1907: 60 (Makemo). - Boone, 1934: 162, pl. 85 (Nuku Hiva). - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 126, fig. 117-119, 124bis, pl. 28, fig. 1 (Hikueru); 1962: 68 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu, Marquesas"). - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977a, annex of the species: 26; 1977b: 213 (Moorea); 1989: 111, 114 (Moorea, Tikehau; 10m). - Naim, 1980a, annex 1, tab. 3 (Moorea). - Kropp & Birkeland, 1981: 629, tab. 5 (Moorea, Takapoto). - Odinetz, 1983: 205 (Moorea, Tahiti, Takapoto; coral Pocillopora associate). - Guinot, 1985: 450 (List). - Odinetz-Collart & Richer de Forges, 1985: 201 (Moorea and/or Tahiti, Takapoto). - Poupin, 1996a: 63 (Checklist). - Not Domecia hispida - Nobili, 1907: 404 (Hao) = Domecia glabra Alcock, 1899 fide Forest & Guinot (1961: 126) - Castro et al., 2004: 19, pl. 1A (nomenclature problem; photograph of a specimen from Marquesas). - Unpublished specimens in MNHN collection, coll. & det. J. Poupin, Marquesas (Nuku Hiva); coll. BENTHAUS Expedition 2002, det. J. Poupin October 2006 : Arago bank, st DW1984, 40 m, 4 spp.; Thiers Bank, st. DW1926, 50-90 m, 1 sp. - Moorea Biocode project. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, St. 5, Nuku Hiva, 4 m, 1 ov. female 10x12 mm, coll. N. Evans; Leg 3, St. MQ17-R, bank off Motane, 35-40 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC195.

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1984 — Poupin J, Zoosystema 25, 4: 643-664

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