Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Etisus

Etisus splendidus Rathbun, 1906



World Distribution
(Serène, 1984: 225) - Red Sea, Madagascar, Seychelles, Japan, Hawaii. Plus Wallis & Futuna, French Polynesia.
Serène (1984 : 225) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Mer Rouge, Madagascar, Seychelles, Réunion, premier signalement, Japon, Hawaii. Comprend Wallis & Futuna, Polynésie française.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-5 m

Mayotte data
Etisus splendidus - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 32, photo d'une carapace. - Photo Yvon Gildas, Mayotte sur le site : http://www.mayotte-photos-plongee.com/. - Photo Benjamin Pineau, lagon de nuit. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, outer-reef, st11, typical chela and carpus on fore reef (photo) (nr)

Réunion data
Etisus splendidus - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (D'après photographie d'A. Diringer).

New Caledonia data
Etisus splendidus - Juncker & Poupin (2009: 67, n°801, CRISP Report) - Profondeur : 1-20 m / Source : ce travail d’après photos in situ.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Etisus splendidus - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Wallis). - FRENCH POLYNESIA. - Etisus (Etisodes) splendidus - Holthuis, 1953: 21 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 16 (Raroia). - Etisus splendidus - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 88, fig. 81a-c (Hikueru); 1962: 66 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Guinot, 1966a: 48 (Raroia); 1985: 450 (List). - Monteforte, 1984: 170, annex 1, tab. a (Mataiva?, Moorea, Tahiti, Takapoto?). - Salvat, 1986b: 72, photograph (French Polynesia). - Bonvallot et al., 1994: 145 (Tuamotu). - Poupin, 1994a: 43, fig. 39, pl. 5b (Taiaro, Takapoto); 1996a: 53 (Checklist). - Unpublished sp., coll. & det. G. Paulay, Tahiti, October 19, 2001, east coast, at Trou de Souffleur (FLMNH-UF 1407), also Tikehau (photograph). - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Bacchet/Poupin, Tahiti, outer slope at night, 5 m. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 251, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti), also Etisus sp.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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