Decapoda - Anomura - Munididae - Munida

Munida pygmaea Macpherson, 1996



World Distribution
Macpherson (2013: 302, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - New Caledonia, Fiji and Tonga, 220-824 m (Macpherson 2004). The present material extends the geographic range to Central Pacific, at 755-840 m.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 220-840 m

New Caledonia data
Bathus 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW809 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 21, 184: 415-423
Bathus 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW795 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 15, 168: 387-421
Bathus 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW810 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 21, 184: 415-423
Beryx 11 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW9 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 15, 168: 387-421

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Munida pygmaea - Macpherson (2013: 302, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - French Polynesia. TARASOC: Tarava seamounts, stn CP 3329 (Mont 'Otaha), 755-840 m, 5 males 6.7-15.4 mm, 1 female 10.9 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6191

Other data
Bordau 1 Fidji, CP1484 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, DW1588 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1625 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 2 Tonga, CP1626 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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