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)

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-110 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) - Not G. ternatensis = G. falcatus cf. S. Ahyong re-det. 03/2015.

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).

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Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1218 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1225 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1219 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1222 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1229 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1228 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1227 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Plouveal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1226 — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.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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