Liomera cf margaritata (A. Milne Edwards, 1873)

Distribution: 

Status unknown in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Members of the family are distributed widely across tropical northern Australia south to around Sydney.

Ecological Notes: 

The genus is common in inshore tropical waters, under rocks or in coral rubble.

Additional Notes: 

Specimen pictured approximately 10 mm carapace width.

References: 

Identification thanks to Peter Davie, Senior Curator, Crustacea, Queensland Museum, Brisbane.

Atlas of Living Australia website at https://bie.ala.org.au/search?q=liomera. Accessed 13/11/2018.