Allogalathea elegans   (Adams & White, 1848)

elegant squat lobster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Allogalathea elegans  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Galatheidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 146 m (Ref. 76884).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to Fiji.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 8423. Associated with crinoids (Refs. 100838, 100851) (Ref. 8423). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Baba, K., E. Macpherson, G.C. Poore, S.T. Ahyong, A. Bermudez, P. Cabezas, C.-W. Lin, M. Nizinski, C. Rodrigues and K. Schnabel. 2008. (Ref. 76884)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 23.7 - 29, mean 27.9 (based on 1880 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)