Decapoda - Brachyura - Xanthidae - Lybia

Lybia plumosa Barnard, 1947



World Distribution
MASDEA (Internet), Galil & Vannini (1990 : 24), Serène (1984 : 29-31) - Océan Indien. Afrique orientale, Somalie, Kenya, Mozambique, Afrique du Sud, Madagascar, Seychelles, Maurice, et Moorea Polynésie française

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with anemones

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-21 m

Mayotte data
Lybia plumosa - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 32, Ilot M'tzamboro, Nord-Est, 6-21 m, 1 femelle ovigère 3x4,3 mm, MNHN B32434. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, reef-block, st14 (nr), 1 male 5.7x7.0 mm (photo) (MNHN).

Réunion data
Lybia plumosa - Réunion (first record) - Program BIOLAVE, ARVAM, J.-P. Quod, photo, plate A. Barrère (pl. Q4, top right, color pattern match that of a L. plumosa photographed in Somalia, in Galil & Vannini, 1990, p. 34, fig. 7B).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Lybia leptochelis - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977a, annex of the species: 27 (Moorea) not L. leptochelis (Zehntner, 1894) = L. plumosa fide Serène (1984: 29, 31). - Lybia plumulosa (sic) - Peyrot-Clausade, 1989: 113 (Tikehau). - Lybia plumosa - Poupin, 1996a: 37 (Checklist) - ?Relevant material - Lybia sp. ind. juv. - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977a, annex of the species: 27 (Moorea). - Remark: small anemones on the claws.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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