Data for selected species
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Stomatopoda - Stomatopoda - Pseudosquillidae - Raoulserenea

Raoulserenea hieroglyphica (Manning, 1972)



Selected Reference(s)
Raoulserenea hieroglyphica. - Ahyong, S. T., 2002: 369. - French Polynesia
Raoulserenea hieroglyphica. - Ahyong, S., 2004: . - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Austral (Lotus Bank; Raevavae, Rimatara, Thiers Bank); Society (Moorea, Tahiti); Tuamotu (Manihi, Mataiva) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Sublittoral (50-100 m); ?Soft bottom; Burrower; ?Hard bottom (rubble).

Regional Records: FRENCH POLYNESIA - Pseudosquilla hieroglyphica Manning, 1972: 2, fig. 1 (Tahiti). - Müller, 1994: 75 (Syn.). - Raoulserenea hieroglyphica - Manning, 1995: 21, 116 (List & key; new combination). - Poupin, 1998: 35 (Checklist). - Ahyong, 2001: 119, fig. 58 (Moorea); 2002: 369 (Checklist and synonym). - Raoulserenea n. sp. - Poupin, 1998: 35 (Checklist; Manning & Caldwell, 1997/1998?: in study, Coll. R. Caldwell, Moorea and MNHN Sto 1964, outer reef, intertidal, dead coral fragments, coll. Monteforte, 23/05/1982, Mataiva). - Raoulserenea pygmaea Manning & Caldwell, 2000: 102, fig. 1 (Manihi, Mataiva, Moorea, Tahiti; 0-4m). - Caldwell observation, Moorea, rubble, reef crest, postlarvae at night light, rare. - Synonym: Raoulserenea pygmaea Caldwell & Manning, 2000. - Pers. Com. Ahyong, August 30th, 2002 "Raoulserenea pygmaea Caldwell & Manning, 2000, is a junior synonym of R. hieroglyphica. Unfortunately, several species are present in the type series. The holotype of R. pygmaea is definitely R. hieroglyphica, but some of the paratype are a new species which I am now working on with Caldwell". - Unpublished specimens. Coll. BENTHAUS 2002 Expedition, det. S. Ahong 2004; stn DW1936, Thiers Bank, 80-100 m; stn DW1939, Raevavae, 100 m; stn DW1946, Lotus Bank, Raevavae, 100-200 m; stn DW2013, Rimatara, 80-93 m; ?photo at stn DW1926, Thiers Bank, 50-90 m)

Depth distribution: 0 - 100 m


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



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