Decapoda - Brachyura - Domeciidae - Cherusius

Cherusius triunguiculatus (Borradaile, 1902)



World Distribution
East Africa to Costa Rica. Eastern Pacific oceanic Islands: Clipperton, Galapagos.
Castro et al. (2004 : 20) - Indo-Pacifique. Comprend, Afrique orientale, Kenya, Somalie, Madagascar, Chagos, Seychelles, Indonésie, Philippines, Japon, Hawaii, Polynésie française, Clipperton. Easter Island

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with corals (obligate)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-95 m

Mayotte data
Cherusius triunguiculatus - BIOTAS 2009, Juan de Nova, outer-reef, st. JDN11, JDN13, lots MEPA-00674, 678, (nr)

Réunion data
Maldivia triunguiculata - Ribes, 1978 : 127 (Réunion). - Serène, 1984 : 297 (Réunion d'après le travail de Ribes). - Jonesius triunguiculatus - Castro et al., 2004 : 20 (Distribution, synonymie).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ng P.K.L & Richer de Forges B., Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia, Vol II7: 315-332
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Vadon C.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
CLIPPERTON - Castro et al., 2004: 20 (synonymy, distribution). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new record).
FRENCH POLYNESIA - Jonesius triunguiculatus - Galil & Takeda, 1986: 165, fig. 1-4 ("Tetaro" = Raiatea; 49m). - Poupin, 1996a: 57 (Checklist). - Castro et al., 2004: 20 (Species of Jonesius). - Unpublished specimens in MNHN collection, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition 2002, det. J. Poupin October 2006 : Arago bank, st. DW1977, 90-95 m, 1 sp. - Moorea Biocode project.
EASTER ISLAND - Boyko et al., 2017: 488, Easter Island.

Comment(s) on data
Former genus Jonesius replaced by: Low, M.Y. & Ng, P.K.L. (2012) The decapod crustaceans described by C. Sankarankutty, and a replacement name for Jonesius Sankarankutty, 1962 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Domeciidae), preoccupied by Jonesius Yamaguti, 1959 (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea: Hymenolepididae). Zootaxa 3363, 59–62.

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