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Etymology

The name lailai means small in the Fijian language.

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Type locality

Fiji Islands, 17°30.29′S, 178°39.63′E, 353–390 m.

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Type Data

Holotype, ovigerous female, MNHN Ga 2334.

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Synonymy

Munida laevis Macpherson & Baba, 1993: 402, fig. 10 (Philippines, 174–204 m). — Komai, 2000: 356 (list). — Baba, 2005: 266 (key, synonymies, Kei Islands, 50 m).

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Distribution

Fiji Islands, at a depth of between 327 and 420 m.

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Physical Description

Size

Male 4.9 mm, female 4.6 mm.

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