Munida lailai

Munida lailai Cabezas, Macpherson & Machordom, 2009

Languages: English

Overview

Synonymy

Munida laevis Macpherson & Baba, 1993: 402, fig. 10 (Philippines, 174–204 m). — Komai, 2000: 356 (list). — Baba, 2005: 266 (key, synonymies, Kei Islands, 50 m).

Author(s): Taylor, Joanne
Rights holder(s): Cabezas, Patricia

Type Data

Holotype, ovigerous female, MNHN Ga 2334.

Author(s): Taylor, Joanne
Rights holder(s): Cabezas, Patricia

Type locality

Fiji Islands, 17°30.29′S, 178°39.63′E, 353–390 m.

Author(s): Taylor, Joanne
Rights holder(s): Cabezas, Patricia

Etymology

The name lailai means small in the Fijian language. 

Author(s): Taylor, Joanne
Rights holder(s): Cabezas, Patricia

Description

Size

Male 4.9 mm, female 4.6 mm.

Author(s): Taylor, Joanne
Rights holder(s): Cabezas, Patricia

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

Fiji Islands, at a depth of between 327 and 420 m.

Author(s): Taylor, Joanne
Rights holder(s): Cabezas, Patricia