Decapoda - Anomura - Munididae - Munida

Munida leptitis Macpherson, 1994



World Distribution
Macpherson (2013: 301, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - Taiwan, Indonesia, Vanuatu, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna islands, Fiji, Tonga, and French Polynesia (Society Archipelago), between 21 and 1200 m (Baba et al. 2008, 2009). The present material is from Tuamotu and Society archipelagos, at 300-680 m.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 21-1200 m

New Caledonia data
Bathus 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW719 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 21, 184: 415-423
Smib 8 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW191 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW82 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Musorstom 6 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW431 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Lithist Nouvelle Caledonie, DW4 — Crosnier A, Zoosystema 23, 4: 783-796

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
FRENCH POLYNESIA - Munida leptitis - Macpherson, 2006: 318 (Arago bank, Tubuai; coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, Austral 2002, dredge and trawl 350-1200 m, st. CP1965, DW1970). - Macpherson (2013: 301, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - French Polynesia. TARASOC: Tuamotu Archipelago, stn DW 3372 (Kaukura), 326-540 m, 2 males 9.0, 11.3 mm (MNHNIU- 2010-5817). – stn DW 3385 (Kaukura), 390-420 m, 2 males 4.0, 5.5 mm, 1 ovigerous female 5.4 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5822). – stn CP 3386 (Kaukura), 400-440 m, 3 males 6.0-6.6 mm, 6 ovigerous females 4.0-6.2 mm, 2 females 5.2-5.7 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5818). – Society Archipelago, stn DW 3408 (Maupiti), 437-536 m, 2 ovigerous females 5.0, 5.8 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5824). – stn DW 3413 (Bora Bora), 385-486 m, 1 male 4.5 mm, 5 ovigerous females 4.5-5.0 mm (MNHNIU- 2010-5816). – stn DW 3460 (Moorea), 660-680 m, 1 female 3.0 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5823). – stn DW 3484 (Tahiti), 300-650 m, 2 males 4.1, 5.2 mm, 1 ovigerous female 3.3 mm, 1 female 3.8 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5820).

Wallis & Futuna data
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, DW605 #MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, DW538 #MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, DW542 #MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, DW583 #MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, DW583 #MacPherson E, Musorstom 15, 168: 387-421

Other data
Bordau 1 Fidji, CP1411 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 1 Fidji, DW1450 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 1 Fidji, DW1451 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 1 Fidji, CP1412 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 1 Fidji, DW1496 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 1 Fidji, CP1481 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 1 Fidji, DW1453 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 1 Fidji, CP1452 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Karubar Indonesie, DW49 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 16, 172: 597-612
Karubar Indonesie, DW14 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 16, 172: 597-612
Karubar Indonesie, CP5 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 16, 172: 597-612
Karubar Indonesie, DW2 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 16, 172: 597-612
Benthaus Polynesie, CP1965 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1643 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, DW1630 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, DW1544 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, DW1595 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1593 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, DW1586 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, DW1584 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, DW1583 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1545 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, DW1543 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1510 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, DW1548 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, CH1596 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, DW1100 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 20, 180: 407-426
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP983 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 20, 180: 407-426
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, DW978 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 20, 180: 407-426

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