Decapoda - Brachyura - Grapsidae - Geograpsus

Geograpsus grayi (H. Milne Edwards, 1853)



World Distribution
(Davie, 2002: 213) - East Africa, Australia, Japan, New Caledonia, Polynesia. Includes Réunion, Wallis & Futuna, French Polynesia, Mayotte.
Henderson Island in Poupin & Juncker (2010, field guide) (reference not given).

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

Vertical range : Land & Freshwater - Min-Max observed: 0-0 m

Mayotte data
Geograpsus grayi (H. Milne Edwards, 1853)
Material examined — See Bouchard et al., 2013: 25 - Mayotte KUW 2009, st. 1, Trévani beach, supratidal, 1 M 38.5 x 48.0 mm, MNHN B32041, MNHN-IU-2009-960.
Other records — Mayotte, observation terrain et photo, Matthias Deuss, juillet 2011, forêt de Sohoa, 150 m. - Poupin et al., 2013c: 12, Glorieuses, Expedition Glorieuses December 2012, st. BIO 32 (new record), st. coconut grove at night, very abundant. - Poupin, 2016: Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, land, st6 (nr). - Field photo Florent BIGNON 2017 florent.bignon@taaf.fr, det. J. Poupin, Tromelin Island. - Orlowski, Sabine, April 2018: Tromelin, unpublished, photo, det. from photo J. Poupin.
Geographic and depth ranges — IWP, Red Sea, Tanzania, Mayotte (this work), Madagascar to Japan, French Polynesia, Henderson Island; supratidal, land.

Réunion data
Grapsus rubidus - Hoffman, 1874 : 22 (Réunion). - Geograpsus grayi - Ng et al., 2008 : 216 (Synonymie et liste des noms valides) - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (D'après spécimens déterminé dans les collections du programme BIOTAS). - Réunion, centre Kelonia, photo juvenile, Philippe Bourjon (Seizh Avel). - Réunion, photo Michel Noirot, St André, 80 m far from coastline; 17/02/2012, Etang de Gol, photo Christian Widmann. - Réunion, May 2015, photo transmitted by J.-P. Quod, near cliffs, coastal path. - Pers. Com. J. Rochat (mail 19/11/2017): un spécimen photographié à 400m d'altitude à 1,5Km de la côte (y compris en zone sèche).

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 - Geograpsus grayi - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Alofi). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Geograpsus grayi - Kingsley, 1880c: 196 (Tahiti). - Ortmann, 1894: 707 (Tahiti). - Sendler, 1923: 32, pl. 21, fig. 6 (Makatea). - Seurat, 1934: 52 (Tahiti). - Holthuis, 1953: 30 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 11 (Raroia). - Banerdjee, 1960: 159 (Tahiti). - Forest & Guinot, 1962: 72 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Monteforte, 1984: 172, annex 1, tab. a (Makatea). - Guinot, 1985: 453 (List). - Merschardt-Salvat, 1991: 40 (Nukutipipi). - Salvat F. & B., 1992: 5 (Nukutipipi). - Poupin, 1996a: 66 (Checklist). - Unpublished record, coll. & det. G. Paulay, January 10, 2001, Tikehau, Tuaherahera Motu (FLMNH-UF 1425). - Moorea Biocode project. - French Polynesia, Marquesas, Ua Pou, Motu Mokohe, 3 October 2009, photo J.F. Butaud. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 256, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti). - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (Moorea)

Comment(s) on data
Can be found in the maintain at an elevation of 400 m (Réunion obs. J. Rochat).

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