Galathea spinosorostris Dana, 1852,

Macpherson, Enrique & Cleva, Régis, 2010, Shallow-water squat lobsters (Crustacea, Decapoda, Galatheidae) from Mayotte (Comoros Island), La Réunion and Madagascar, with the description of a new genus and two new species, Zootaxa 2612, pp. 57-68: 62

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.197819

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Galathea spinosorostris Dana, 1852
status

 

Galathea spinosorostris Dana, 1852 

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Galathea  spinoso-rostris Dana, 1852: 480.

Galathea spinosorostris  . — Baba et al. 2008: 77 (compilation).

Material examined. La Reunion, Pierre au Prefet, fore reef, 21 º03.75'S, 55 º 12.768 'E, 10–19 m, 15 August 2007, 1 M 3.0 mm (UF 12841).

Mayotte. Stn 23, Choizil pass, "Patate à Teddy" 12 ° 40 ' 56.91 "S, 44 ° 57 ' 51.63 "E, 15–30 m, J.-M. Bouchard, V. Dinhut, J. Dumas coll., 13 November 2009, outer reef, collapsed barrier, 1 M 3.2 mm, 1 ov. F 3.4 mm (MNHN-Ga 7340).

Coloration. Base of carapace and abdomen light orange, with striae reddish. P 1–4 whitish with red stripes on distal part of meri, carpi and propodi; P 1 fingers reddish, distal part whitish.

Distribution. Widely distributed along the Indian Ocean and West and Central Pacific, from Hawaiian Islands (type locality), French Polynesia, Palau, Philippines, Indonesia, Andaman Sea, eastern coast of Africa, from Zanzibar to Seychelles and Madagascar, between 1.5 and 772 m. The wide depth range of the species recommends a revision of the material from different depths and localities. The present material from La Réunion and Mayotte was collected at 10– 30 m.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Galatheidae

Genus

Galathea

Loc

Galathea spinosorostris Dana, 1852

Macpherson, Enrique & Cleva, Régis 2010
2010
Loc

Galathea spinosorostris

Baba 2008: 77
2008
Loc

Galathea

Dana 1852: 480
1852