Decapoda - Brachyura - Matutidae - Ashtoret

Ashtoret lunaris (Forskål, 1775)



World Distribution
Galil & Clark (1994 : 8) - Red Sea and Eastern Africa to Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Philippine, Papua New Guinea. Also Europa, Glorieuses, Juan de Nova.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-6 m

Mayotte data
Ashtoret lunaris - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. BIO 28, 1 F 29.8x32.3 (without lateral spine) mm, st. BIO 33. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, reef-sand, st. 15 (nr), female 39x40 mm (64 with lateral spines), photo (nr) (MNHN).

Europa data
Matuta lunaris - Dérijard, 1966 : 162 (Europa).

Réunion data
Matuta lunaris - Guinot, 1967 : 246 (Réunion dans la distribution) - Ashtoret lunaris - Ng et al, 2008 : 50 (Liste des noms valides). = Ashtoret lunaris (Forskål, 1775).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ng P.K.L & Richer de Forges B., Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia, Vol II7: 315-332

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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