Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Anomura - Galatheidae - Raymunida

Raymunida cagnetei Macpherson & Machordom, 2000



Selected Reference(s)
Raymunida cagnetei. - Macpherson, E. and Machordom, A., 2000: 254. - French Polynesia
Munida elegantissima - Poupin, 1996b: 22, pl. 10. - Poupin, J., 1996a: 22, pl. 10. [Not Munida elegantissima de Man, 1902] - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Endemic to the region; Marquesas (Eiao, Hiva Oa, Nuku Hiva, Ua Pou) - Marine; Sublittoral (53/57-108/112m); Hard bottom; ?Coral facultative associate

Regional Records: Munida elegantissima - Poupin, 1996b: 22, pl. 10 d (Eiao; 55m, coll. 1991, Frv Marara st. D77) not M. elegantissima de Man, 1902. - Raymunida cagnetei Macpherson & Machordom, 2000: 254, fig. 1-2 (Marquesas, coll. MUSORSTOM 9, st. 1156, 1158=Eiao, st. 1170, 1177, 1178=Nuku Hiva, st. 1203=Hiva Oa, st. 1264=Ua Pou; 53/57-108/112m; new genus and species). - Remark: First collected in 1991 at Eiao is lost and not included in Macpherson & Machordom (2000) paper. It is attributed to this species based on coloration, illustrated in Poupin (1996b).

Depth distribution: 53 - 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/