Decapoda - Anomura - Munididae - Munida

Munida rubrovata Macpherson & de Saint Laurent, 1991



World Distribution
Macpherson (2013: 305, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - French Polynesia, Tuamotu and Society Archipelagos, 270-1000 m. The new material has been collected in the Society Archipelago, at 437-560 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 270-1000 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Munida rubrovata Macpherson & de Saint Laurent, 1991: 385, fig. 4, pl.1c (Fangataufa, Moorea, Moruroa, Raivavae, Rimatara; 300-700m; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin, 1996a: 97 (Checklist); 1996b: 24, pl. 11d (Same material). - Macpherson, 2006: 324 (coll. Frv Marara, st. 439, 488, 476, 478, 482, Fangataufa, Moruroa, 310-600 m; coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, Austral 2002, Marotiri, st. DW1886, 620-1000 m. - Macpherson (2013: 305, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - French Polynesia. TARASOC: Tarava seamounts, stn CP 3306 (Mont Punu Taipu), no depth recorded, 1 male 13.6 mm (MNHNIU-2010-6243). – Society Archipelago, stn DW 3408, 437-536 m, 1 male 14.0 mm, 1 ovigerous female 9.5 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6242).

Other data
Polynesie, CAS476 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Polynesie, 478 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Polynesie, 482 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1886 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Benthaus Polynesie, DW1999 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Polynesie, 439 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Polynesie, CAS488 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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