Decapoda - Anomura - Albuneidae - Albunea

Albunea bulla Boyko, 2002

World Distribution
Boyko (2002: 266) Known from Taiwan; Queensland, Australia; New Caledonia; and Fiji, in up to 29.3 m depth. Also provisionally from Pitcairn Island in 47.6-54.9 m depth - Byoko (2010: 53, Zootaxa) - Taiwan; Queensland, Australia; New Caledonia; Fiji; Hawaii; up to 29.3 m depth (365.8 m, in gut of P. filamentosus); possibly from Pitcairn Island, in 47.6–54.9 m depth (Boyko 2002, herein).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 47-55 m

New Caledonia data
Byoko (2010: 53, Zootaxa)

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Albunea bulla - Boyko, 2002: 260, fig. 85-86 (Pitcairn Island, 47.6-54.9 m, Sept. 20, 1967, coll. National Geographic Society-Smithsonian-Bishop Museum Marquesas Expediton, 1 unsexable anterior half; "The Pitcairn specimen exists only as the carapace and anterior half of the animal with all appendages anterior to and including pereopod I. Given its poor condition, it is only provisionally referred to this species, although the characters of the extant structures are essentially identical.").

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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