Decapoda - Brachyura - Dynomenidae - Dynomene

Dynomene praedator A. Milne-Edwards, 1879



World Distribution
McLay (1999 : 486) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Comprend, Somalie, Iles Glorieuses, Madagascar, Seychelles, Réunion, Iles Cocos Keeling, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Hawaii, Polynésie française. Intertidal à 50 m.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-44 m

Mayotte data
Dynomene praedator - McLay, 1999 : 481 (Glorieuses, coll. A. Crosnier, 29/01/1971, intertidal, 1 mâle 8,7x6,7 mm, 1 femelle ovigère 9,6x7,5 mm, MNHN).

Réunion data
Dynomene praedator - McLay, 1999 : 481 (Réunion dans le matériel examiné, coll. S. Ribes, sans date et localité, sur Acropora, 20 m, ?MNHN).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Crosnier A, Mel Crosnier du 11/02/04.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — McLay CL, Musorstom 20, 180: 427-569
Lagon 9 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW585 — McLay CL, Musorstom 20, 180: 427-569

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Dynomene praedator - Ortmann, 1892b: 534, pl. 26, fig. 3 (Tahiti). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 56 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Guinot, 1985: 448 (List). - McLay, 1999 : 481 (Moorea, Tahiti, McDonal Bank; Syn.). - Dynomene sp. - Naim, 1980a: 55, fide observation and personal communication of McLay (Moorea; MNHN B20203). - Poupin, 1996a: 24 (Checklist). - Dynomene sinense - Odinetz, 1983: 208 (Tahiti; MNHN B17090). - Dynomene sinensis (sic) - Guinot, 1985: 448 (List; after Odinetz). - Unpublished specimen in MNHN - Coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, 2002, stn DW1984, Austral Is., Arago bank, 40 m, det. A. Crosnier, Feb. 2004, 1 male 5.54x6.62 mm - Synonym - Dynomene sinense Chen, 1979. - Moorea Biocode project. - Dynomene ?praedator (pre-det J. Poupin) - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ27-GR, Hatu Iti, 5-22 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC322.

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1984 — Crosnier A, Mel Crosnier du 11/02/04.
Polynesie, STATION — McLay CL, Musorstom 20, 180: 427-569

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