Decapoda - Anomura - Munidopsidae - Leiogalathea

Leiogalathea laevirostris (Balss, 1913)



World Distribution
Baba (2006) - Madagascar, Amirante, Nicobar Islands, Kei Islands, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands, Hunter and Matthew Islands, Sagami Bay (Japan), and Tuamotu Archipelago; 160–805 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 398-700 m

New Caledonia data
Chalcal 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW74 — Baba K, Musorstom 9, 152: 479-491
Musorstom 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW165 — Baba K, Musorstom 9, 152: 479-491
Chalcal 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW73 — Baba K, Musorstom 9, 152: 479-491
Chalcal 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW75 — Baba K, Musorstom 9, 152: 479-491
Biogeocal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW307 — Baba K, Musorstom 9, 152: 479-491
Volsmar Nouvelle Caledonie, DW5 — Baba K, Musorstom 9, 152: 479-491
Smib 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW2 — Baba K, Musorstom 9, 152: 479-491
Smib 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1 — Baba K, Musorstom 9, 152: 479-491

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Leiogalathea laevirostris - Baba, 1991: 488 (Fakarava; 398m; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin, 1996a 96 (Checklist); 1996b: 20, pl. 9f (same material, illustrated). - Baba, 2006: 88 (Distribution).
Leiogalathea laevirostris - TARASOC 2009, st. DW3441, 350-360 m, between Raiatea & Tahaa - Paris MNHN-IU-2011-4471

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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