Data for selected species
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Stomatopoda - Stomatopoda - Gonodactylidae - Gonodactylellus

Gonodactylellus espinosus (Borradaile, 1898)



Distribution : East Indian Ocean: Cocos-Keeling Islands to West Pacific: Fiji and Central Pacific: French Polynesia (Marquesas, Society, Tuamotu)

Selected Reference(s)
Gonodactylellus espinosus. - Ahyong, S. T., 2002: 350, fig. 2. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Fatu Hiva, Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka); Society (Bora Bora, Moorea, Tahiti); Tuamotu (Fakarava, Mataiva, Rangiroa?) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Hard bottom (rubble).

Regional Records: Gonodactylus espinosus - Manning, 1967: 21, fig. 8 (Bora Bora, Fakarava). - Monteforte, 1984: 173, annex 1, tab. a (Mataiva, Moorea, Tahiti); 1987: 8 (Moorea). - Müller, 1994: 30 (Syn.). - Gonodactylellus espinosus - Manning, 1995: 19, 56, 57 (List & key; new combination). Poupin, 1998: 33 (Checklist with new specimen, February 1996, Coll. Frv Marara, J. Poupin, det. R.B. Manning, Fatu Hiva MNHN STO 1960; in base of a coral Pocillopora). - Ahyong, 2002: 350, fig. 2 (Ua Huka, MUSORSTOM 9 campaign, 0-3 m; also Nuku Hiva, coll. B. Goldman 22.VIII.1976, and Fiji). - Caldwell observation (Moorea) "live bench, rubble, reef crest to 3 m, common. - Unpublished record, Coll. Paulay, Rangiroa, October 14, 2001, Avatoru Motu, off far W. hoa (FLMNH-UF 1768, det. as Gonodactylidae only in collections).


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



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