Galathea tagaloa

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Galathea tagaloa, male.

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Galatheoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordo: Decapoda
Subordo: Pleocyemata
Infraordo: Anomura
Superfamilia: Galatheoidea

Familia: Galatheidae
Genus: Galathea
Species: Galathea tagaloa

Name[edit]

Galathea tagaloa Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia, 2015: 297, figs. 107, 121B

Holotype: MNHN -IU-2013-8089, ♂, 11 March 1999.
Type locality: Fiji. BORDAU 1, Stn DW1493, 18°43.02'S, 178°23.74'W, 429–440 m.
Etymology: The name refers to Tagaloa, the ocean-god, that according the Samoan tradition created the Fiji islands.

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