Decapoda - Anomura - Munididae - Munida

Munida typhle Macpherson, 1994



World Distribution
Macpherson (2013: 306, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - Previously known from Taiwan, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, French Polynesia (Marquesas Islands), 500-1470 m. The present specimens have been collected in French Polynesia (Tarava seamounts, Tuamotu and Society archipelagos), between 600 and 1300 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 500-1470 m

New Caledonia data
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP68 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP62 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Munida typhle - Macpherson, 2000: 420 (Marquesas, MUSORSTOM 9 cruise. St. CP1262, Ua Pou, 850-905m; st. CP1278, Eiao, 1000m). - Macpherson, 2006: 325 (coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, Austral 2002, st. CP1910, CP1911, CP1965, Rapa, Tubuai, 500-1300 m). - Macpherson (2013: 306, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - French Polynesia. TARASOC: Tarava seamounts, stn DW 3327 (Mont 'Otaha), 747-836 m, 1 female 8.0 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5961). – stn DW 3328 (Mont 'Otaha), 788-836 m: 1 M 8.2 mm, 1 female 7.4 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5957). – Tuamotu Archipelago, stn DW 3389 (Tikehau), 889 m: 1 damaged female (MNHN-IU-2010-5955). – stn DW 3397 (Makatea), 600 m: 2 females 8.2, 9.4 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5826). – Society Archipelago, stn DW 3429 (Huahine), 493-540 m, 2 males 6.9, 10.5 mm, 1 female 9.1 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5956). – stn DW 3433 (Huahine), 1013-1158 m, 1 male 6.6 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5960). – stn DW 3462 (Moorea), 1000- 1145 m, 2 males 10.9-11.0 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5827 and UF). – stn CP 3468 (Moorea), 800-870 m, 1 female 8.4 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5825). – stn CP 3480 (Moorea), 880-900 m, 1 female 9.4 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5959). – stn DW 3477 (Moorea), 812-860 m, 1 male 8.7 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5958).

Other data
Benthaus Polynesie, CP1910 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Benthaus Polynesie, CP1911 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Benthaus Polynesie, CP1965 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1278 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 21, 184: 415-423
Musorstom 9 Polynesie, CP1262 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 21, 184: 415-423
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1111 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 20, 180: 407-426

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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