Overview

Comprehensive Description

Etymology

The name refers to one of the Nerieds of the Greek mythology (Sao).

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Type locality

New Caledonia, 19°07´S, 163°21´E, 195 m.

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Type Data

holotype, ovigerous female, MNHN Ga 3021.

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Synonymy

Munida sao Macpherson, 1994: 529, fig. 49 (New Caledonia, 165–275 m). — Macpherson, 1999a: 424 (Vanuatu, 182–516 m). — Baba, 2005: 274 (key, synonymies).

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Distribution

New Caledonia; 165-260 m depth.

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Physical Description

Size

Males 4.6-9.8 mm, females 4.0-9.2 mm, ovigerous females from 6.3 mm.

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Type Information

Paratype for Munida sao Macpherson, 1994
Catalog Number: USNM 277540
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male; female; female; ; ovigerous;;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1985
Locality: Belep Islands, Sable Island, West Of, New Caledonia, South Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 205 to 205
Vessel: Vauban R/V
  • Paratype: Macpherson, E. 1994. Mém. Mus. nat. Hist. nat. Paris. A, 12 (161): 421-569.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 36 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 165 - 505
  Temperature range (°C): 9.529 - 17.400
  Nitrate (umol/L): 5.785 - 22.504
  Salinity (PPS): 34.697 - 35.518
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.016 - 4.336
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.614 - 1.488
  Silicate (umol/l): 4.210 - 13.337

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 165 - 505

Temperature range (°C): 9.529 - 17.400

Nitrate (umol/L): 5.785 - 22.504

Salinity (PPS): 34.697 - 35.518

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.016 - 4.336

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.614 - 1.488

Silicate (umol/l): 4.210 - 13.337
 
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Depth range based on 36 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 165 - 505
  Temperature range (°C): 9.529 - 17.400
  Nitrate (umol/L): 5.785 - 22.504
  Salinity (PPS): 34.697 - 35.518
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.016 - 4.336
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.614 - 1.488
  Silicate (umol/l): 4.210 - 13.337

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 165 - 505

Temperature range (°C): 9.529 - 17.400

Nitrate (umol/L): 5.785 - 22.504

Salinity (PPS): 34.697 - 35.518

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.016 - 4.336

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.614 - 1.488

Silicate (umol/l): 4.210 - 13.337
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Munida sao

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Munida sao

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 3
Specimens with Barcodes: 3
Species With Barcodes: 1
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