Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Dromiidae - Lewindromia

Lewindromia unidentata (Rüppell, 1830)



Distribution : McLay (1993: 194): Red Sea, East Africa, Persian Gulf, India and Sri Lanka, Andaman Islands, Mergui Archipelago, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, Moreton Bya, New Caledonia, Philippines, Queensland, Meyer Island 29°15'S Kermadecs, Hawaii, Easter Island; French Polynesia.

Selected Reference(s)
Cryptodromiopsis unidentata. - McLay, C.L., 2001: 84. - French Polynesia
Lewindromia unidentata. - Guinot, D. and Tavares, M., 2003: 74. [new generic comb.] - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Easter Island; Marquesas (Eiao, Hiva Oa, Nuku Hiva, Ua Pou) - Marine; Sublittoral (35-112m); Sponge associate; Hard bottom.

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Dromidia unidentata unidentata - Garth, 1973: 316 (Anakena, METEI, st. F85, 6-7,5 m - 20-25 feet; covered by a sponge Hymeniacidon). - Cryptodromiopsis unidentata - McLay, 1993: 192, fig. 7a-k, 18a (nov. comb., syn. and distribution). - Lewindromia unidentata - Guinot & Tavares, 2003: 74 (new genus). - Synonym - Dromidia unidentata hawaiiensis Edmonson, 1922. - Remark: knowf from Kermadec, 30°S, south to Easter Island. - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Cryptodromiopsis unidentata - McLay, 2001: 84 (Coll. FRV. Alis, MUSORSTOM 9, st. CP1160, Eiao, 49-55m; st. CP1177, Nuku Hiva, 108-112m; st. CP1188, Nuku Hiva, 35-55m; st. DW1204, Hiva Oa, 60-62m; st. CP1227, Hiva Oa, 84-85m; st. CP1264, Ua Pou, 53-57m). - Lewindromia unidentata - Guinot & Tavares, 2003: 74 (new generic comb.). - Lewindromia ? unidentata - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, sample 0099, St 5, Nuku Hiva, 4 m, 1 female 9.2x10.8 mm, pre-det. McLay from photo only, St. MQ24-GR-R, Ua Pou, 6-10 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC335 (check sp.)

Depth distribution: 4 - 112 m


References : compilation of references cited in Poupin (1996, 1998, 2003) and Poupin et al. (2009) - PDF 412 Ko



Since November 2012, this database is updated in CRUSTA database - http://crustiesfroverseas.free.fr/