Stomatopoda - Unipeltata - Gonodactylidae - Gonodactylaceus

Gonodactylaceus falcatus (Forskål, 1775)



World Distribution
Ahyong (2012: 22) - Eastern Africa and the Red Sea, to Indonesia, Australia, New Caledonia, Japan, Fiji, Hawaii (introduced), French Polynesia and now from New Zealand waters. Includes Comoros (Mayottte), Mozambique channel (Europa). Intertidal to 50 in Manning (1968).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-50 m

Mayotte data
Gonodactylus falcatus - Manning, 1968 : 46 (Mayotte, récif, coll. L.S. Kornicker, sta LK-39, Anton Bruun Cruise 9, IIOE, 24 novembre 1964, 1 femelle Lt 21,1 mm, USNM).
Gonodactylaceus ternatensis - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, st12 (photo) (nr), 14/12/2013, coral blocks, 1 M Lc 8.2 mm, Lt 39.2 mm (photo) (MNHN-IU-2013-16069) - Not G. ternatensis = G. falcatus cf. S. Ahyong re-det. 03/2015.
Gonodactylaceus falcatus - Poupin et al., 2019, ARB: in press - Juan de Nova, 1 male, TL 39.2 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-16069.

Europa data
Gonodactylaceus glabrous sensu Kemp, 1913, p. 167, pl. IX, fig. 113 - Dérijard, 1966 : 162 (Europa). Non Gonodactylus glabrous Brooks, 1886 = G. falcatus (Forskål, 1775) fide Manning (1968, 1970).
Gonodactylus falcatus - Manning, 1968: 46, 1 male 35.9 mm, 1 female 22.8 mm, A. Crosnier, USNM.

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1218 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1225 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1219 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1222 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1229 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1228 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1227 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1226 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Lagon 11 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW830 — Moosa MK, Etudes & Theses 1: 149-219
Lagon 13 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1072.
Lagon 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW225 — Moosa MK, Etudes & Theses 1: 149-219
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW99 — Moosa MK, Etudes & Theses 1: 149-219
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW84 — Moosa MK, Etudes & Theses 1: 149-219
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW101 — Moosa MK, Etudes & Theses 1: 149-219
Lagon 12 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1046 — Moosa MK, Etudes & Theses 1: 149-219
Lagon 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW5 — Moosa MK, Etudes & Theses 1: 149-219
Corail 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW46 — Moosa MK, Etudes & Theses 1: 149-219
Corail 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW163 — Moosa MK, Etudes & Theses 1: 149-219
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — XXXX.
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW156 — Moosa MK, Etudes & Theses 1: 149-219
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Moosa MK, Etudes & Theses 1 (sous G. mutatus Lanchester synonyme de cette espèce, cf. Ahyong 2001): 149-219

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Gonodactylus falcatus - Sharp, 1893: 105, Tahiti [coll. Garett, Mus. Philadelphia]. - Naim, 1980: 51, with a ? - Gonodactylaceus falcatus - Manning, 1995: 19, 42-43 (List & key; new combination). - Poupin, 1998: 33 (Checklist). - Ahyong, 2002: 369 (Checklist).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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