Decapoda - Anomura - Munididae - Agononida

Agononida aequabilis Macpherson, 2006



World Distribution
Macpherson (2013: 292, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - Previously known in the Society Archipelago, 430-500 m. The present material was collected in the Society and Tuamotu Archipelagos, at 380-650 m.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with corals (facultative)

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 380-650 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Munida sp. cf. pilosimanus - Macpherson & de Saint Laurent, 1991: 374 (Bellingshausen, Moorea; 430-500m; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin, 1996a: 97 (Checklist); 1996b: 24, pl. 11e (Same material, illustrated). - Agononida pilosimanus - Poupin, 2005: 23 (List, same material). - Agononida aequabilis Macpherson, 2006: 288, fig. 1 (Bellingshausen, Moorea; same material).
Agononida aequabilis - Macpherson (2013: 292, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - French Polynesia. TARASOC: Tuamotu Archipelago, stn DW 3357 (SW Kaukura), 480 m, 1 female 10.3 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5962). – stn DW 3385 (Kaukura), 390-420 m, 2 M 12.3-19.3 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5968). –stn CP 3386 (Kaukura), 400-440 m: 1 female 17.7 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5963). – stn CP 3437 (between Raiatea & Tahaa), 440-560 m, 1 female 20.5 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5969). – Society Archipelago, stn DW 3413 (Bora Bora), 385-486 m, 1 female 19.8 mm (MNHNIU- 2010-5967). – stn CP 3464 (Moorea), 460 m, 1 M 27.9 mm, 4 ovigerous females 15.0-21.7 mm, 2 females 5.0, 8.1 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5965 and UF). – stn DW 3465 (Moorea), 600-650 m, 1 M 22.7 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5966). – stn DW 3506 (Tahiti), 380 m, 1 female 11.6 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-5964).

Other data
Polynesie, 176 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.
Polynesie, 258 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 24, 193.

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