Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Etisus

Etisus demani Odhner, 1925



World Distribution
(Davie, 2002: 530) - IWP, Madagascar and Red Sea to Japan and east to Samoa. Plus Wallis & Futuna and French Polynesia.
Serène (1984 : 227) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Mer Rouge, Madagascar, Mayotte, Seychelles, Ile Christmas, Samoa, Japon, Hawaii, Polynésie française. Comprend, Réunion, Wallis & Futuna, Mayotte, Juan de Nova.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-20 m

Mayotte data
Etisus demani - Serène, 1984 : 227, fig. 140, 143 a; pl. XXXI F(Mayotte, zone intertidale; coll. A. Crosnier septembre 1959, 2 mâles le plus grand de 14,1x21,0 mm, 1 femelle 8,5x12,4 mm, MNHN B6741). - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 8, lagon près du Grand Récif du Nord-Est, 6-8 m, 1 mâle 6,6x9,7 mm (E. ?demani, E. odhneri pourrait convenir, revoir le pléopode mâle de ce spécimen), MNHN-B32381 ; st. 28, Ilot Mbouini, Est, 3-20 m, 1 mâle 11,4x16,8 mm, MNHN B32348. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, reef-block,1 F ov. 14.8x21.4 mm, st. 17 (MNHN) (photo) (nr).

Réunion data
Etisus demani - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (MNHN, St. 8, Etang Salé, photographie J. Poupin). Photo P. Frouin, reçue Juin 2009 (suite mission Poupin, avril 2008). - Réunion, photo in situ P. Bourjon, May 2015, det. J. Poupin from photo.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Etisus demani - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Futuna, Wallis). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Etisus demani - Monteforte, 1984: 170, annex 1, tab. a (Tahiti). - Serène, 1984: 227, fig. 140, 143a, pl. 31f (Hikueru?; cf. Remark). - Guinot, 1985: 450 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 52 (Checklist). - Remark: The location "Hikueru" in Serène (1984: 227) is only mentioned in the observations. It is not indicated under the material examined, and was not retrieved in the references cited by Serène. It could be an erroneous reading in Guinot (1964: 59), where "Hikueru" is cited under Etisus frontalis Dana, just beneath E. demani Odhner. - Unpublished sp. coll. & det. G. Paulay, October 13, 2001, Rangiroa, ca. 1 km S. of NW point of atoll, off Motu Maeherehonae (FLMNH-UF 1611), Tikehau (FLMNH-UF 1612). - Moorea Biocode project. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 251, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti). - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (collection, Tahiti, 1982, coll. Monteforte, det. Forest, sp. in very bad condition)

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