Decapoda - Anomura - Munididae - Babamunida

Babamunida hystrix (Macpherson & de Saint Laurent, 1991)



World Distribution
Baba et al. (2008, Zootaxa, Catalog: 56) - French Polynesia only, Tuamotu (Moruroa). Also Austral, Marquesas

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 100-300 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
FRENCH POLYNESIA - Munida hystrix Macpherson & de Saint Laurent, 1991: 376, fig. 1, pl.1a (Moruroa; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin, 1996a: 96 (Checklist); 1996b: 22, pl. 10e (Moruroa; 100-290m). - Macpherson, 2006: 315 (Rurutu Island, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, stn CAS2008, trap at 280-300 m). - Babamunida hystrix - Cabezas et al., 2008: 69 (new genus). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ14-ACH2, ROV, 179 m, photo COMEX in situ, no sample, St. MQ26-ACH1-2, Nuku Hiva, west coast, 192 m, photo COMEX in situ, no sample.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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