Decapoda - Brachyura - Epialtidae - Hyastenus

Hyastenus uncifer Calman, 1900



World Distribution
Griffin & Tranter (1986 : 137) - Indonesia, Banda, Sumatra, Timor and Christmas Island. Also Comoros (Mayotte), ?French Polynesia (Marquesas) pre-det from photo only.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-30 m

Mayotte data
Hyastenus uncifer - Mayotte, mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 12c, récif La Prévoyante de nuit, 6-12 m, 1 femelle rostre compris 21,6x5,9 mm, MNHN B32558 ; st. 20b, Ilot M'tzamboro, platier Ouest, 10-15 m, 2 mâles 16,1x5,1 mm et 18,2x5,7 mm, 1 femelle 17,6x5,9 mm, MNHN B32559 ; st. 23, Passe Choizil, "Patate à Teddy", 15-30 m, 1 mâle 10,5x3,7 mm, MNHN B32560 ; st. 24, Ilot Handrema, Nord, 6-12 m, 1 mâle 30,5x7,9 mm (rostre compris), MNHN B32561; st. 25, Ilot M'tzamboro, Pointe Sud, 15-20 m, 1 mâle 20,9x5,9 mm, MNHN B32562.

Réunion data
Hyastenus uncifer - Réunion. Photo A. Diringer, 2010. Det J. Poupin from photo only. - Coll. BIOLAVE, 27/11/2011, shallow-waters, divers 10-30 m, det. J. Poupin 25/01/2013 (strong intestinal spine present).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Hyastenus aff. uncifer - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, St. 2, Nuku Hiva, 20 m, coll. Evans, sample 0036, 1 female 11.7x8.1 mm, 1 male 12x8.4 mm; Leg 3, St. MQ2-GR, Nuku Hiva, 20-23 m, coll. Stamer et al., sample LC2 (photo), LC4, LC15 (photo ?), LC19, St. MQ19-B, Hiva Oa, 10-25 m, coll. Albenga et al., sample LC217; pre-det. J. Poupin based on long intestinal spine (near median posterior margin of carapace).

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