Decapoda - Anomura - Munididae - Munida

Munida fasciata Macpherson, 2006



World Distribution
Macpherson (2006) - French Polynesia only, Austral Islands (Rurutu, Tubuai), 200-1200 m. - Macpherson (2013: 300, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - French Polynesia, Society Archipelago (error for 'Austral Is.', nb J. Poupin), 200-1200 m. The present material is from French Polynesia, Tuamotu and Society archipelagos, at 412-870 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 200-1200 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
FRENCH POLYNESIA - Munida fasciata Macpherson, 2006: 311, fig. 11 (Rurutu, Tubuai; coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, Austral 2002, dredge and trawl 200-1200 m, st. DW1941, CP1965, DW1996, DW2001). - Macpherson (2013: 300, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - French Polynesia. TARASOC: Tuamotu Archipelago, stn DW 3355 (Kaukura) 530-710 m, 1 male 4.0 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6189). – stn DW 3363 (Niau), 490-560 m, 1 ovigerous female 4.1 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6180). – stn DW 3369 (Niau), 412-520 m, 1 male 3.5 mm, 1 ovigerous female 5.1 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6186). – stn DW 3371 (Kaukura), 430-450 m, 1 male 4.7 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6183). – stn CP 3376 (Kaukura), 646-737 m, 30 males 3.6-4.4 mm, 3 ovigerous females 3.8-4.0 mm, 17 females 3.6-5.5 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6187). – Society Archipelago, stn DW 3418 (Bora Bora), 580-618 m, 1 ovigerous female 4.9 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6185). – stn DW 3420 (between Raiatea, Tahaa), 550 m, 1 male 3.5 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6184). – stn DW 3422 (Huahine), 430-620 m, 2 males 3.2-5.3 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6190). – stn DW 3429 (Huahine), 493-540 m, 1 ovigerous female 3.8 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6181). – stn DW 3435 (Huahine), 500-612 m, 3 ovigerous females 4.4-4.8 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6182). – stn DW 3455 (Raiatea), 430-527 m, 1 ovigerous female 4.7 mm, 1 female 3.6 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6188). – stn CP 3464 (Moorea), 460 m, 9 males 4.1-5.4 mm, 5 ovigerous females 3.5-4.8 mm, 8 females 2.8-4.5 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6178). – stn CP 3468 (Moorea), 800-870 m, 2 males 3.6 mm (one damaged), 1 female 4.5 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6179).

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1996 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Benthaus Polynesie, DW2001 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1941 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Benthaus Polynesie, CP1965 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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