Stomatopoda - Unipeltata - Gonodactylidae - Gonodactylus

Gonodactylus platysoma Wood-Mason, 1895



World Distribution
Ahyong (2001: 72; 2012: 31) - French Polynesia to Okinawa, Australia, Indo-Malayan region to the western Indian Ocean. Includes Réunion, Comoros (Mayotte), Mozambique channel (Europa), New Caledonia, Mauritius. Also New Zealand (Ahyong, 2012).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-10 m

Mayotte data
Gonodactylus platysoma - Manning, 1968 : 44 (Mayotte, intertidal, coll. A. Crosnier, septembre 1959, 1 mâle Lt 72,8 mm, MNHN ; Anjouan, intertidal, coll. A. Crosnier, novembre 1961, 1 mâle 59,7 mm, MNHN).

Europa data
Gonodactylus chiragra var. platysoma Wood-Mason - Dérijard, 1966 : 161 (Europa).

Réunion data
Gonodactylus platysoma - Manning, 1977 : 283 (Réunion). - Moosa, 1985 : 39 (Réunion, liste). - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (Détermination d'après photographie seulement. Photographies F. Trentin).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Gonodactylus platysoma Wood-Mason, 1895: 11, pl. 3, fig. 3-9 (Society Islands). - Gonodactylus chiragra var. acutus Lanchester - Edmonson, 1921: 300 (Marquesas). - Gonodactylus chiragra var. tumidus - Boone,1934: 11, pl. 1, 2b, part (Bora Bora, Raiatea; see Manning, 1967c). - Gonodactylus chiragra var. platysoma - Kemp, 1913: 162 (Society Islands; Wood-Mason's material). - Bigelow: 1931: 119 (Bora Bora). - Holthuis, 1953: 62 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 13 (Raroia). - Gonodactylus platysoma - Manning, 1967c: 103 (Bora Bora, Raiatea; Boone's material); 1995: 20, 69, 75, pl. 9, 10, fig. 9d, 10b, 11b, 27b, 31 (List & key; "type locality Society Islands, 17°00'S, 150°00'W"). - Ghosh & Manning, 1988: 654 (Selection of a lectotype from Society Island in the collections of Zoological Surey of India, Calcutta). - Müller, 1994: 40 (Syn.; with "Moorea" in the Distribution). - Gosliner et al., 1996: 196 (Photograph R. Caldwell 701). - Poupin, 1998: 34 (Checklist). - Ahyong, 2001: 71, fig. 35, AM P60120, 1M (TL 49 mm), Tikehau I.,Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia, 1992; 2002: 369 (Checklist). - Caldwell observation, Moorea "rubble, reef crest to back reef, common". - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Bacchet/Ahyong, Tahiti, outer reef subsurface. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 230, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

Other data
Fidji, STATION — Ahyong ST, unpublished data.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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