Decapoda - Anomura - Galatheidae - Galathea

Galathea eulimene Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia, 2015



World Distribution
Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia (2015, Zootaxa) - Red Sea, Seychelles Islands, Scattered Islands, Comore Island, La Reunion, Maldive Islands, Chagos Islands; 0–50 m, on Pocillopora spp., Acropora spp., Stylophora spp., rocks

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-50 m

Mayotte data
Galathea spinosorostris - Baba, 1990 : 959 (Glorieuses, 11°33,4'S, 47°19,7'E, <20 m, drague janvier 1973, coll. C. Jouannic, 6 mâles 2,9-4,6 mm, MNHN ; Mayotte, 30 m, septembre 1959, 1 mâle 3,4 mm, MNHN). - Anker & Michonneau, 2008, st. MAY08-St2, Tanaraki, récif, UF 13580 ; st. MAY08-St6, Passe en S, UF 13653. - Macpherson & Cleva, 2010: 62, Fig. 3f, KUW fieldwork November 2009, Mayotte, St. 23, Choizil pass, ‘Patate à Teddy’, 15-30 m, outer reef, collapsed barrier, 1 male 3.2 mm, 1 ovigerous female 3.4 mm, MNHN-Ga7340. - Poupin et al., 2013, Atoll Research Bulletin: 15 (same spp. than Macpherson & Cleva, 2010) - cf. Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia (2015, Zootaxa), not G. spinosorostris Dana, for Baba (1990) and Macpherson & Cleva (2010), ?probably also for Anker & Michonneau (2008).

Galathea eulimene Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia, 2015, Zootaxa, 112, Comore Island. BENTHEDI, Stn 32R, 12°45.1'S, 45°17.9'E, 15–20 m, 25 March 1977: 3 M 1.7–2.1 mm, 3 F 1.6–2.0 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-13967). Mayotte Island, 12.7605°S, 45.068°E, 3 m, 30 May 2008: 1 ov. F 3.4 mm (UF13580).—12.8551°S, 45.2686°E, 6–9 m, 2 June 2008: 1 M 3.0 mm (UF13653). - Holotype: Scattered Islands. Glorieuses, 11.5813°S, 47.3413°E, 13–14 m, 8 May 2009: M 3.2 mm (UF21038). - Scattered Islands. Glorieuses, 11.5909°S, 47.2851°E, 7–14 m, 4 May 2009: 1 M 2.0 mm (UF21177); 1 ov. F 3.2 mm (UF21282).—11.5916°S, 47.2853°E, 17 m, 5 May 2009: 1 M 2.5 mm (UF21270).

Europa data
Dubious identification - Galathea spinosorostris Dana - Lenz, 1910 : 566, île Europa.

Réunion data
Galathea eulimene Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia, 2015, Zootaxa, 112, La Reunion. Pierre au Prefet, 10–19 m, 21.0625°S, 55.2128°E, 15 August 2007: 1 M 3.0 mm (UF12841).
?Galathea spinosorostris - Ribes, 1978 (Réunion).

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