Decapoda - Anomura - Galatheidae - Coralliogalathea

Coralliogalathea megalochira (Nobili, 1906)



World Distribution
Rodrguez-Flores et al. (Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2018: 15) - French Polynesia (Austral, Tuamotu and Society Archipelagos), 013 m.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with corals (facultative)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-13 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Galathea megalochira Nobili, 1906a: 260; 1907: 376, pl. 1, fig. 12 (Hao).
Coralliogalathea humilis - Lewinsohn, 1969: 117 (Syn.). - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977a, annex of the species: 24 (Moorea); 1989: 113, 115 (Moorea, Tikehau). - Kropp & Birkeland, 1981: 629, tab. 5 (Moorea). - ? Galathea himilis (sic) - Peyrot-Clausade, 1977b: 213 (Moorea). - Poupin, 1996a: 19 (Checklist) - All not C. humilis but C. megalochira fide Rodrguez-Flores et al. (2018).
Coralliogalathea megalochira - Rodrguez-Flores et al., 2018: 17 - Austral Islands (Rapa, from BENTHAUS 2002 Expedition, malacologist team), Society (Moorea, in part from BIOCODE Project), Tuamotu (Fakarava, Tuamotu), Gambier (Mangareva, Terevai) - Holotype: French Polynesia. Tuamotu Archipelago, Ohura Lagoon (=Hao), G. Seurat, 1905 coll.: M, 1.8 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-17319). Paratypes: French Polynesia. Fakarava Atoll, Havaiki Pearl farm, atoll lagoon, on pearl baskets and ropes, 16.0723S, 145.6238W, 15 m, 6 June 2006: one M, 2.2 mm (UF9600). Gambier, Terevai, 23.1517S, 135.0554W, 0.59 m, 8 February 2013: one M, 1.3 mm (UF35495). Gambier, Stn B3, 22 November 1965: one ov. F, 2.1 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-17341). French Polynesia. Society Archipelago, Moorea, 17.4775S, 149.8412W, 12 m, 18 October 2008: one M, 1.5 mm, one ov., F 1.6 mm (UF15764, UF15778). 17.5493S, 149.784W, 0 m, 19 October 2008: two M, 2.02.1 mm, one ov. F, 2.2 mm (UF15802, UF15806). 17.5493S, 149.784W, 0 m, 19 October 2008: two ov. F, 2.0 mm (UF15782). 17.4902S, 149.826W, 113 m, 22 October 2008: one M, 1.6 mm (UF16016). 17.4893S, 149.8258W, 11.5 m, 24 October 2009: one ov. F, 1.9 mm (UF23698). 17.4827S, 149.83W, 23 m, 8 November 2009: one M, 1.5 mm (UF23930). 17.4824S, 149.824W, 1 m, 1 November 2010: one M, 1.1 mm, one ov. F, 1.6 mm, one F, 1.4 mm (UF28957). 17.5101S, 149.8513W, 0.52 m, 19 November 2010: one M, 2.2 mm (UF29148). French Polynesia. Austral Archipelago (BENTHAUS Expedition 2002, malacologist team at Rapa Island and islets nearby), Stn 5, 27.0933S, 144.30833W, 8 m, 4 November 2002: three M, 1.62.0 mm, one F, 1.5 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-17338). Stn 14, 27.5967S, 44.2267W, 2 m, 8 November 2002: one M, 1.8 mm, one ov. F, 2.2 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-17339). Other material: French Polynesia. Society Archipelago, Moorea, 17.4908S, 149.8255W, 1214 m, 23 January 2012: one M, 1.8 mm (UF33386). 17.4908S, 149.8255W, 1214 m, 23 January 2012: one ov. F, 2.1 mm (UF33385). 17.4908S, 149.8255W, 15 m, 23 January 2012: one M, 1.7 mm (UF33411). 17.4908S, 149.8255W, 111 m, 24 January 2012: two M, 1.71.9 mm, three ov. F, 1.72.3 mm (UF33425). 17.48S, 149.84W, 02 m, 6 February 2012: one M, 1.8 mm (UF34077). 17.48S, 149.84W, 02 m, 6 February 2012: one M, 1.7 mm (UF34078). French Polynesia. Rarapai Island, Stn 17, 27.5767S, 144.3783W, 9 m, 10 November 2002: one M, 1.6 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-17336). Stn 21, 27.57S, 144.3433W, 5 m, 12 November 2002: three M, 1.31.5 mm, four ov. F, 1.41.6 mm, two F, 1.31.5 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-17337). Stn 29, 27.5717S, 144.35W, 24 m, 15 November 2002: one M, 2.1 mm, two ov. F, 2.02.4 mm, one F, 2.0 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-17340). Stn 38, 27.6233S, 144.3067W, 2 m, 22 November 2002: one ov. F, 2.0 mm (MNHN-IU-2013-17335).

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