Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Laomenes

Laomenes amboinensis (De Man, 1888)



World Distribution
Li & Bruce (2006: 675, J.Nat Hist) - Type locality: Ambon, Indonesia. Also known from Maldives, Indonesia, Australia (Western Australia, Queensland), New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands, and Marshall Islands.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with echinoderms

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 5-35 m

New Caledonia data
Periclimenes amboinensis - Li & Bruce, 2006: 674, J.Nat Hist, New Caledonia: (v) Touho Bank, on crinoids, 28 August 1993, 2 MM, 1F (MNHN-Na 15898). MONTROUZIER, Touho, (vi) 5–7m, coll. B. Richer de Forges, September 1993, 1 ovig. F (MNHN-Na 14872); (vii) 10m, scuba, from crinoids, 8 September 1993, 1 M (MNHN-Na 15809); (viii) slope before Kobe, associated with comatulids, 8 September 1993, 19 MM, 41 FF (15 ovig.) (MNHN-Na 15805). Loyalty Islands: ATELIER LIFOU, Lifou, Santal Bay, (ix) Chépenehe Bay, stn 1440, 20°47.29S, 167°08.69E, 15–35m, coral heads and pass sedimentary near wharf, 11, 13, and 16 November 2000, 4 MM, 4 FF (3 ovig.) (MNHN-Na 15872); (x) between Cap Mande and Cap Lefèvre (=Nem), stn 1452, 20°54.69S, 167°02.19E, 2–25 m, scuba, 20 and 22 November 2000, 1 ovig. F(MNHN-Na 15533).

Comment(s) on data
Hosts Crinodea, Echinoderma (Comanthina sp., Comaster sp., Comatella sp., Comanthus sp., Tropiometra sp.)

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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