Decapoda - Anomura - Galatheidae - Galathea

Galathea acis Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia, 2015

World Distribution
Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia (2015, Zootaxa) - The existence of new cryptic species, closely related to G. mauritiana Bouvier, 1914, suggests that previous records should be considered with caution. Galathea acis is known with certaintly from Japan (Ryukyu Islands), Mariana Islands (Guam), Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Australia, Christmas Islands, Queensland, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia, 0–91 m.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-91 m

New Caledonia data
Galathea affinis Ortmann - Borradaile, 1900: 421 (Lifu, Loyalty Islands).
Galathea acis Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia, 2015: 22, synonymy, Loyalty, New Caledonai, North Lagon, Ile des Pins.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database