Decapoda - Anomura - Munididae - Munida

Munida fornacis Macpherson, 2006



World Distribution
French Polynesia only, Austral Islands (Arago bank), 150 m. - Macpherson (2013: 301, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - Previously known from French Polynesia, Austral Archipelago, 150 m. Present specimen from Society Archipelago, 280 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 150-280 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
FRENCH POLYNESIA - Munida fornacis Macpherson, 2006: 313, fig. 12 (Arago bank; coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, Austral 2002, dredge 150 m, st. DW1986). - Macpherson (2013: 301, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - French Polynesia. TARASOC: Society Archipelago, stn DW 3443 (between Raiatea, Tahaa), 280 m, 1 male 3.6 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6197)

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1986 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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