Decapoda - Anomura - Munididae - Onconida

Onconida prostrata Baba & de Saint Laurent, 1996



World Distribution
Wallis & Futuna - Macpherson (2013: 307, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - Field Banc, SW Pacific, 469-505 m. The present specimens are from French Polynesia (Society and Tuamotu Archipelagos), at 380-737 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 380-737 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Onconida prostrata - Macpherson (2013: 307, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - French Polynesia. TARASOC: Tuamotu Archipelago, stn CP 3376 (Kaukura), 646-737 m, 8 males 2.4-5.3 mm, 2 ovigerous females 5.6, 5.7 mm, 16 females 3.6-5.7 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6217). – Society Archipelago, stn CP 3464 (Moorea), 460 m, 7 males 5.1-6.7 mm, 4 ovigerous females 5.8-6.0 mm, 6 females 3.8-6.5 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6218). – stn DW 3484 (Tahiti), 300-650 m, 1 ovigerous female 5.9 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6220). – stn DW 3506 (Tahiti), 380 m, 1 ovigerous female 6.4 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6219).

Wallis & Futuna data
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, DW594 #Baba K & de Saint Laurent M, Musorstom 15, 168: 433-502
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, DW597 #Baba K & de Saint Laurent M, Musorstom 15, 168: 433-502

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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