Decapoda - Brachyura - Trapeziidae - Hexagonaloides

Hexagonaloides bathyalis Komai, Higashiji & Castro, 2010

World Distribution
(Castro, 2020, TDSB 31) - This species was known only from the male holotype, which was obtained from a rock entangled in a gill net at a depth of 247 m in Okinawa (Komai et al. 2010). It is here recorded for the first time since its description, and for the first time from a living host, an unidentified colonial anthozoan from New Caledonia

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 240-250 m

New Caledonia data
Hexagonaloides bathyalis - Castro, 2020 (TDSB 31): 185, New Caledonia. EXBODI Stn DW3897, South Banc Durand, 22°21’S, 168°42’E, 240-250 m, 1 male, 240-250 m (MNHN-IU-2013-1912).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database