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Munida iris   Milne-Edwards, 1880

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Galatheidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)

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Environment

Benthic; depth range 40 - 1303 m (Ref. 97531)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 45°N - 35°S, 98°W - 33°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic: Southwest of Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket, Massachusetts, to near Cozumel Island, Mexico, to Uruguay.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Deep sea, slope (Ref. 97531). Found on the continental slope. Buries itself (Ref. 106859). Host to barnacles, isopods and worms (Ref. 104958). In general, galatheid crabs show a wide spectrum of feeding habits, from being detritivorous, vegetarian, omnivorous, to cannibalistic (Ref. 90632).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Very high