Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Anomura - Galatheidae - Agononida

Agononida imitata Macpherson, 2006



Distribution : French Polynesia only, Austral Islands (Maria, Tubuai, Rimatara) - 470-800 m.

Selected Reference(s)
Agononida imitata. - Macpherson, E., 2006: 290, fig. 2. - French Polynesia
Munida sp. cf. soelae. - Macpherson, E. and Saint Laurent, M. d., 1991: 374. - French Polynesia
Agononida soelae. - Baba, K. and Saint Laurent de, M., 1996: 442. - New Caledonia ?
Agononida soelae. - Ahyong, S. T. and Poore, C. B., 2004: 13. [Possible synonym of Agononida procera Ahyong & Poore, 2004.] - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Austral (Maria, Rimatara, Tubuai) - Marine; Deep (470-800 m); Hard bottom; ?Gorgonian facultative associate.

Regional Records: Munida sp. cf. soelae - Macpherson & de Saint Laurent, 1991: 374 (Maria; 680m; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin, 1996a: 97 (Checklist); 1996b: 24, pl. 11f (Same material, illustrated). - Agononida soelae - Poupin, 2005: 23 (List, same material) - Ahyong & Poore, 2004: 13 (remarks on A. soelae record in French Polynesia). - Agononida imitata Macpherson, 2006: 290, fig. 2 (same material, coll. Frv Marara Maria and Rimatara Islands; plus coll. BENTHAUS, st. DW1962, 470-800 m, Tubuai I., holotype MNHN Ga 5279).

Depth distribution: 470 - 800 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/