Decapoda - Brachyura - Dromiidae - Lewindromia

Lewindromia unidentata (Rüppell, 1830)



World Distribution
McLay (1993: 194): Red Sea, East Africa, Persian Gulf, India and Sri Lanka, Andaman Islands, Mergui Archipelago, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, Moreton Bya, New Caledonia, Philippines, Queensland, Meyer Island 29°15'S Kermadecs, Hawaii, Easter Island; French Polynesia.
MASDEA (Internet), McLay (1993: 194) : Mer Rouge, Afrique orientale, Somalie, Tanzanie, Mozambique, Comores, Mayotte, Madagascar, Golfe Persique, Inde, Sri Lanka, Andaman, Mergui, Thailande, Singapour, Indonésie, Australie, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Philippines, Kermadec, Hawaii, Polynésie française, Ile de Pâques.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with sponge

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 35-112 m

Mayotte data
Dromidia unidentata - Balss, 1934 : 502 (Mayotte, Humblot leg. MNHN). - Guinot, 1967 : 240 (Catalogue des espèces de l'océan Indien, avec mention de Mayotte). - Lewinsohn, 1984 : 107 (Matériel revu de Mayotte, let. Humblot 1901, dét. Balss, 1 mâle 13x13 mm, MNHN B-6936). - Lewindromia unidentata - Ng et al., 2008 : 35 (Liste des noms valides).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ng P.K.L & Richer de Forges B., Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia: 315-332
Lagon 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW250 — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251
Corail 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP111 — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251
Corail 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW109 — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251
Corail 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW96 — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251
Lagon 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW36 — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251
Lagon 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW693 — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW123 — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251
Lagon 9 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW553 — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251
Lagon 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW251 — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
EASTER ISLAND - Dromidia unidentata unidentata - Garth, 1973: 316 (Anakena, METEI, st. F85, 6-7,5 m - 20-25 feet; covered by a sponge Hymeniacidon). - Cryptodromiopsis unidentata - McLay, 1993: 192, fig. 7a-k, 18a (nov. comb., syn. and distribution). - Lewindromia unidentata - Guinot & Tavares, 2003: 74 (new genus). - Ng & Boyko, 2017: 199, Easter Island. - Synonym - Dromidia unidentata hawaiiensis Edmonson, 1922. - Remark: known from Kermadec, 30°S, south to Easter Island.
FRENCH POLYNESIA - Cryptodromiopsis unidentata - McLay, 2001: 84 (Coll. FRV. Alis, MUSORSTOM 9, st. CP1160, Eiao, 49-55m; st. CP1177, Nuku Hiva, 108-112m; st. CP1188, Nuku Hiva, 35-55m; st. DW1204, Hiva Oa, 60-62m; st. CP1227, Hiva Oa, 84-85m; st. CP1264, Ua Pou, 53-57m). - Lewindromia unidentata - Guinot & Tavares, 2003: 74 (new generic comb.). - Lewindromia ? unidentata - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, sample 0099, St 5, Nuku Hiva, 4 m, 1 female 9.2x10.8 mm, pre-det. McLay from photo only, St. MQ24-GR-R, Ua Pou, 6-10 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC335 (check sp.). - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (Nuku Hiva).

Other data
Musorstom 3 Philippines, CP142 — McLay CL, Musorstom 10, 156: 111-251
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1188 — McLay CL, Zoosystema 23, 1.
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, DW1204 — McLay CL, Zoosystema 23, 1.
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1227 — McLay CL, Zoosystema 23, 1.
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1264 — McLay CL, Zoosystema 23, 1.
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1160 — McLay CL, Zoosystema 23, 1.
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1177 — McLay CL, Zoosystema 23, 1.

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