Liomera cf margaritata (A. Milne Edwards, 1873)

Liomera cf margaritata
Liomera cf margaritata
Photographer: 
Ian Shaw
Date: 
Thursday, 17 January 2013
Location: 
N W Solitary Is.
Depth: 
8m
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.