Decapoda - Stenopodidea - Spongicolidae - Microprosthema

Microprosthema scabricaudatum (Richters, 1880)

World Distribution
Saito & Anker (2014: 185, Zootaxa) - Indo-West Pacific: Israel (Red Sea); Eritrea* (Dahlak); Mauritius; Glorieuses Is.; Japan (Ryukyu Is.); Papua New Guinea; Marshall Is. (Enewetak Atoll); French Polynesia (Society Is., Tuamotu Is.)

(Goy, 2023, Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos) - Indo-West Pacific, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Israel, Red Sea; New Guinea, Japan, Ryukyu islands, Marshall islands, Enewetok Atoll, French Polynesia, Society islands, Tuamotu islands; intertidal 1-10 m.

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

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

Mayotte data
Microprosthema scabricaudatum - Saito & Anker, 2014: 184, Zootaxa - Non-type material: 1 female, cl 3.2 mm, 1 male, cl 2.0 mm (MNHN, no number), France, Mozambique Channel, Glorieuses Islands (material examined and identified by Joseph Goy, pers. Comm). - Goy, 2023, Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos: 274 - Glorieuses island. NW Glorieuses island, intertidal pool, Sept. 1958, male & female ov. (MNHN-IU-2018-5862).

Réunion data
Microprosthema scabricaudatum - Goy, 2023, Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos: 274 - Réunion island. Under Pocillopora verrucose, 10 m, male (MNHN-IU-2018-5863 = Na13328).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Microprosthema scabricaudatum - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 230, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti). Det. Probably A. Anker - Saito & Anker, 2014: 184, Zootaxa, French Polynesia, Tuamotu Islands, Makatea; 1 ov. female, cl 3.5 mm (FLMNH UF Arthropoda 1857), French Polynesia, Tuamotu Islands, Rangiroa Atoll (material examined and identified by Joseph Goy, pers. comm).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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