Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Trapeziidae - Trapezia

Trapezia bidentata (Forskĺl, 1775)



Distribution : (Hendrickx, 1995b: 138; Castro et al., 2004: 41) - Red Sea to central America, including Hawaii and French Polynesia. In the Eastern Pacific, from the Gulf of California, Mexico mainland, Costa Rica, Panama, to Colombia and oceanic Islands: Baja California Sur, Revillagigedo (Clarion, Socorro), Clipperton, Coco, Malpelo, Galapagos. Includes Wallis & Futuna.

Remarks : Carapace 16x14 mm.

Selected Reference(s)
Trapezia ferruginea. - Castro, P., 1997b: 120. - French Polynesia
Trapezia bidentata. - Castro, P., Ng, P. K. L. and Ahyong, S. T., 2004: 48. [New name for T. ferruginea Latreille, 1828] - Indo-Pacific
Trapezia bidentata. - Poupin, J. and Juncker, M., 2008: . - Wallis

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Wallis & Futuna (Futuna); Clipperton (shallow water to 54 m, in coral Pocillopora); Marquesas (Eiao, Fatu Hiva, Hiva Oa, Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka, bank off Motane); Society (Bora Bora, Moorea, Raiatea, Tahiti); Tuamotu (Makemo, Takapoto, Tikehau, Pukapuka) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Coral obligate associate (Gen. Pocillopora).

Regional Records: WALLIS & FUTUNA - Trapezia bidentata - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Futuna). - CLIPPERTON - Trapezia ferruginea - Garth, 1965: 24 (Clipperton, in part, cf. Castro, 1996) - Castro, 1996: 540, fig. 3a-e (Clarion, Clipperton). - Hendrickx, 1995b: 138 (distribution). - Trapezia bidentata - Castro et al., 2004: 41, 44, 48 (synonymy, distribution, key). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new coll.). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Trapezia miniata Jacquinot, 1852, pl. 4, fig. 10-13. - Jacquinot & Lucas, 1853: 43 (Nuku Hiva). - Trapezia cymodoce - Dana, 1852b: 257; 1855, pl. 15, fig. 5a-i (Tahiti). - Sendler, 1923: 39 (Tahiti). - Odinetz, 1983: 205, photograph 2; 1984a: 432 (Moorea, Tahiti, Takapoto; parte) - All not Trapezia cymodoce (Herbst, 1801). - Trapezia ferruginea - Boone, 1934: 171 (Bora Bora, Nuku Hiva, Raiatea; parte, not pl. 88). - Seurat, 1934: 59 (Tahiti, Marquesas). - Kropp & Birkeland, 1981: 629 (Moorea). - Serčne, 1984: 273 (Syn.). - Guinot, 1985: 452 (List). - Peyrot-Clausade, 1989: 115 (Moorea; 22m). - Poupin, 1996a: 58, 59, 60, 61 (Checklist). - Castro, 1997b: 120 (Bora Bora, Fatu Hiva, Hiva Oa, Makemo, Moorea, Nuku Hiva, Raiatea, Tahiti, Takapoto, Tikehau, Pukapuka, Ua Huka; Syn.; in part coll. Frv Marara) - Not Trapezia ferruginea - Dana, 1852b: 260; 1855, pl. 16, fig. 1a(color)-b (Tahiti; parte). - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 136, fig. 137a-b (Tahiti) - Both are Trapezia serenei Odinetz, 1984. - Boone, 1934: pl. 88 (?French Polynesia) = Trapezia cymodoce (Herbst, 1799). - Remark: Trapezia ferruginea Latreille, 1828 was proposed as a synonym of T. cymodoce (Herbst, 1799) in Odinetz (1984a), but this proposition was not followed by Galil & Clark (1990). - Trapezia bidentata - Castro et al., 2004: 48 (New name for T. ferruginea Latreille, 1828). - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Castro, Tahiti, outer slope at night, about 3 m. - Moorea Biocode project. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, sample 0047, St 2, Nuku Hiva, 20 m, 1 female ov 7.5x9.3 mm, sample 0123, St 6, Eiao, 36 m; Leg 3, St. MQ3-R, Nuku Hiva, 20-25 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC331, St. MQ17-R, bank off Motane, 35-40 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC186, LC187.

Depth distribution: 0 - 54 m


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



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