Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Etisus

Etisus dentatus (Herbst, 1785)



World Distribution
(Davie, 2002: 530) - IWP, East Africa to Australia, Japan, Hawaii. Includes Wallis & Futuna, French Polynesia. Serène (1984 : 225) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Mer Rouge et de l’Afrique du Sud, au Japon et aux Hawaii. Comprend, Madagascar, Réunion, Mayotte, premier signalement, Wallis & Futuna, Polynésie française.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-8 m

Mayotte data
Etisus dentatus - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 3, récif frangeant de Trévani de nuit, 1-8 m, 1 mâle 67x103 mm (photographie), MNHN B32412. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. BIO 37 (carapace). - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, outer-reef, st1, carapace (nr), st8, typical chela and carpus observed at 'Camp Sega' (photo).

Réunion data
Etisus dentatus - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (St. 5, l'Ermitage les Bains, coll. Sully, photographies J. Poupin, F. Trentin).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Etisus spendidus - Juncker, 2004: 62 (not. E. splendidus but E. dentatus, according to the photograph). - Etisus dentatus - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Wallis). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Etisus dentatus - Boone, 1934: 119, pl. 62-63 (Tahiti). - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 86, fig. 80a-b (Tahiti); 1962: 64 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Monteforte, 1984: 170, annex 1, tab. A (Moorea, Tahiti); 1987: 9 (Moorea). - Guinot, 1985: 450 (List). - Poupin, 1994a: 41, fig. 37, pl. 4h (Tahiti, Taiaro); 1996a: 52 (Checklist). - Moorea Biocode project. - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (Moorea) (P5 leg only), dry collection, exuvia.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database