Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Calcinus

Calcinus laevimanus (Randall, 1840)



Distribution : Widely distributed: eastern Africa; Madagascar; Seychelles; Mauritius & Rodrigues; Christmas & Cocos Islands; Australia; Indonesia; Taiwan; Japan; Wallis & Futuna, Mariana; Hawaii; French Polynesia

Selected Reference(s)
Calcinus laevimanus. - Poupin, J., 1997: 702, fig. 2f, 3g, 4e. - French Polynesia
Calcinus laevimanus. - Poupin, J., 2001w: www. [Electronic monograph on Internet] - World
Calcinus laevimanus. - Poupin, J. and Lemaitre, R., 2003: 18. - French Polynesia
Calcinus laevimanus. - Poupin, J. and Juncker, M., 2008: . - Wallis & Futuna

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Wallis & Futuna (Futuna); Austral (Raevavae, Rapa, Tubuai); Marquesas (Ua Huka, Tahuata); Gambier (Aukena, Kamaka, Mangareva, Puaumu); Society (Moorea, Motu One/Bellingshausen, Tahiti); Tuamotu (Ahe and/or Manihi, Aratika, Fangataufa, Hao, Hikueru, Kauehi, Makatea, Marutea South, Mataiva, Moruroa, Rangiroa, Raraka, Raroia, Tagatau, Taiaro, Takapoto, Takume, Tikehau) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Hard bottom.

Regional Records: WALLIS & FUTUNA - Calcinus laevimanus - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Futuna). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Calcinus tibicen - Dana, 1852b: 457 ("Carlshoff" = Aratika, Raraka, "Vincennes" = Kauehi, "Waterland" = Ahe and/or Manihi) not C. tibicen (Herbst, 1791) = C. laevimanus fide Morgan (1991: 888). - Heller, 1865: 87 (Tahiti; cf. Remark). - Henderson, 1888: 61 (Tahiti; cf. Remark). - Calcinus herbstii - Nobili, 1907: 368 pro parte fide Forest (1951: 84) (Hao, Hikueru, Kamaka, Marutea, "Puamu" = Puaumu, "Rikitea" = Mangareva, Tagatau, Tahiti). - Sendler, 1923: 42 (Makatea). - Forest, 1951: 84 (Nobili's material); 1953: 555; 1956a: 1062 (Hikueru, Tahiti, Takume). - Calcinus herbstii var. lividus Edw. - Nobili, 1907: 369 (Marutea; cf. Remark). - Calcinus laevimanus - Holthuis, 1953: 43 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 7 (Raroia). - Monteforte, 1984: 172, annex 1, tab. a (Makatea, Mataiva, Moorea, Takapoto); 1987: 8 (Moorea). - Delesalle, 1985: 289 (Mataiva). - Rahayu, 1988: 10, 18, fig. 1-3 (French Polynesia). - Poupin, 1994a: 16, fig. 12 (Hikueru, Taiaro); 1996a: 14, 81 (Checklist); 1997: 702, fig. 2f, 3g, 4e (Aukena, Bora Bora, Moruroa, Motu One/Bellingshausen, Rapa, Tahiti, Taiaro; coll. Frv Marara). - McLaughlin & Dworschak, 2002: 154 (Tahiti; Heller specimens reexamined in Wien Museum). - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2003: 18 (Rapa). - Field observation - May 1997, J. Poupin (Fangataufa); BENTHAUS Expedition, 16 Nov. 2002 (Raevavae), 19 Nov. 2002 (Tubuai). - Synonyms - Calcinus herbstii de Man, 1888; Pagurus lividus H. Milne Edwards, 1848. - Remark: Calcinus tibicen (Herbst, 1791) is an Atlantic species. Morgan (1991: 888) has cited several works in which C. laevimanus is referred to as C. tibicen, C. herbstii, or C. herbstii var. lividus, but without the works by Heller, Henderson or Nobili. Although not verified, this material is here attributed to C. laevimanus. - Unpublished record, coll. & det. G. Paulay, Rangiroa, October 14, 2001, Avatoru Motu, off far W. hoa (FLMNH-UF 1708); Tikehau, June 10, 2001, Tuherahera Motu, Lagoon fringing reef and sand flat in front to Aito Motel (FLMNH-UF 1720), Coastal karst outcrops, just seaward of SE end of Ohotu Motu (FLMNH-UF 1715). - Moorea Biocode project. AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, coll. N. Evans, Leg 2, St. 20, 34, Ua Huka, Tahuata, coll. N. Evans; Leg 3, St. MQ12-M, Tahuata, intertidal, coll. Corbari et al., sample LC67.


References : compilation of references cited in Poupin (1996, 1998, 2003) and Poupin et al. (2009) - PDF 412 Ko



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