Decapoda - Anomura - Galatheidae - Galathea

Galathea mariae Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia, 2015



World Distribution
Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia (2015, Zootaxa) - French Polynesia (Society, Austral, Gambier Islands, Line Islands), New Caledonia, and Maldive Islands, 432 m, associated with sponges.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with sponges

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 4-32 m

New Caledonia data
Galathea mariae Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia, 2015, Zootaxa, 184: New Caledonia, Maitre Island, 25 m, 19 September 1978: 1 M 1.7 mm, 3 ov. F 1.92.2 mm, 3 F 1.71.8 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-8440). Lifou Island. LIFOU, Stn 1430, 2047.5'S, 16707.1'E, 2025 m, 9 November 2000: 1 F 2.2 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-8442), 2 M 2.12.3 mm, 4 F 2.22.7 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-8443).Stn 1455, 2056.8'S, 16702.7'E, 1520 m, 25 November 2000: 4 M 1.82.1 mm, 9 ov. F 2.03.0 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-8438).Stn 1421, 2052.4'S, 16708.5'E, 4 m, 26 November 2000: 3 M 2.03.1 mm, 1 ov. F 1.9 mm, 2 F 2.32.7 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-8441), 1 M 2.2 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-8439).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
FRENCH POLYNESIA - Galathea mariae Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia, 2015, Zootaxa, 184: Holotype: French Polynesia. Society Islands. Moorea Island, 17.4848S, 149.9172W, 14 October 2008: M 3.5 mm (UF15522). - Paratypes: French Polynesia. Society Islands. Moorea Island, fore reef between Cook's and Opunohu Bay, 17.4756S, 149.8344W, 1015 m, 19 July 2006: 1 M 2.3 mm (UF9951). Moorea Island, 17.4848S, 149.9172W, 14 October 2008: 1 ov. F 3.0 mm (UF15523).17.4575S, 149.8328W, 1020 m, 21 October 2009: 1 ov. F 2.5 mm (UF23540).17.484S, 149.9164W, 1920 m, 3 November 2009: 1 M 2.9 mm (UF23878).17.4856S, 149.9194W, 32 m, 10 November 2009: 1 ov. F 2.5 mm (UF23973).17.4756S, 149.8425W, 1317 m, 5 December 2009: 1 ov. F 2.1 mm (UF24181). Tuamotu Archipelago. Tenarunga Atoll, 21.3518S, 136.561W, 31.8 m, 25 January 2012: 1 M 2.4 mm (UF35380). Gambier Islands. Off Mangareva Island, 23.0566S, 134.9989W, 30.1 m, 30 January 2013: 1 M 2.0 mm (UF35418).23.0776S, 134.8884W, 22.5 m, 6 February 2013: 1 F 1.9 mm (UF35478). Austral Islands. Rapa, Stn 32, 2735.8'S, 14423.0'W, 1520 m, 18 November 2002: 2 M 2.02.3 mm, 1 ov. F 2.4 mm, 1 F 2.2 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-8444).Stn 33, 2734.8'S, 14420.8'W, 30 m, 19 November 2002: 1 ov. F 2.2 mm, 1 F 2.1 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-8445).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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