Decapoda - Anomura - Munididae - Munida

Munida antliae Macpherson, 2006



World Distribution
French Polynesia only, Austral Is. (Rapa, Rurutu, Tubuai) - 500-1200 m. - Macpherson (2013: 296, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - French Polynesia, Society Archipelago, 470-1200 m. The specimens from TARASOC cruise were collected in the Tuamotu and Society archipelagos, between 300 and 905 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 300-1200 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
FRENCH POLYNESIA - Munida antliae Macpherson, 2006: 298, fig. 5 (Rapa, Rurutu, Tubuai; coll. BENTHAUS Expedition 2002, dredge and trawl, 500-1200 m, st. DW1898, DW1956, DW1962, CP1965, DW2010).
Munida antliae - Macpherson (2013: 296, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - French Polynesia. TARASOC: Tuamotu Archipelago, stn CP 3376 (Kaukura), 646-737 m, 3 males 3.7-5.0 mm, 5 ovigerous females 4.5-4.7 mm, 2 female 3.9, 4.3 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6237). – Society Archipelago, stn DW 3422 (Huahine), 430-620 m, 1 male 5.4 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6240). – stn DW 3431 (Huahine), 340-380 m, 1 male 6.1 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6238). – stn DW 3493 (Tahiti), 556-565 m, 1 male 4.3 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6241). – stn DW 3496 (Tahiti), 300-905 m, 1 ovigerous female 4.4 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6239).

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1956 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1962 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Benthaus Polynesie, CP1965 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Benthaus Polynesie, DW2017 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1898 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Benthaus Polynesie, DW2010 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.

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