Decapoda - Brachyura - Leucosiidae - Urnalana

Urnalana purarensis (Ovaere, 1987)



World Distribution
Galil (2005: 31) - Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, Guam, Tahiti, Tuamotu archipelago, 0-12 m.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-10 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Urnalana purarensis. - Galil, 2005: 30, fig. 3b, 8b (Rangiroa, UF 1502; Tikehau, UF 1621; new combination). - Unpublished sp. - Coll. & det. Poupin, from photograph only, Moruroa (MNHN; coll. Frv Marara, fr, previously indicated in this database as Leucosia aff. Sagamiensis Sakai, 1961). - Specimen from Rangiroa and Tikehau, coll. G. Paulay, Rangiroa, February 10, 2001, ca. 1 km S. of NW point of atoll, off Motu Maeherehonae (FLMNH-UF 1502), Tikehau, October 10, 2001, Tuherahera Motu, Lagoon fringing reef and sand flat in front to Aito Motel (FLMNH-UF 1621). - Urnalana cf. purarensis. - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, prov. det. Poupin, Tahiti lagoon, 15 m, in holothuria. - Urnalana cf. purarensis. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 246, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

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