Decapoda - Stenopodidea - Spongicolidae - Microprosthema

Microprosthema validum Stimpson, 1860



World Distribution
Sato & Okuno (2011: 84) - Japan; Port Jackson, Australia; Karachi, North Arabian Sea. Also Philippines - Sato & Anker (2014: 185, Zootaxa) - Indo-West Pacific: Egypt (Red Sea); Madagascar (Nosy-Bé); Mauritius; Chagos Is.; Pakistan; S China (Hong Kong);Japan (Kochi, Ryukyu Is.); Malaysia (Kedah); Indonesia (Java, Sulawesi, Ambon, Biak); Singapore; Australia (Western Australia, New South Wales, Great Barrier Reef); French Polynesia (Society Is.)

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-3 m

Réunion data
Microprosthema validum - Réunion, October 2016, det. J. Poupin, photo P. Bourjon.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Microprosthema validum - Saito & Anker, 2014: 186, Zootaxa - 1 ov. female, cl 3.5 mm, 1 male, cl 2.7 mm (AHF 1249-02), French Polynesia, Tahiti, Papeete (material examined and identified by Joseph Goy, pers. comm).

Other data
Albatross Philippines, STATION — de Saint Laurent M & Cleva R, Musorstom 1, 1: 151-188

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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