Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Leander

Leander tenuicornis (Say, 1818)



World Distribution
Chace & Bruce (1993 : 6) - Mondial. Atlantique : de Terrre-Neuve aux Falklands et Méditerranée. Indo-ouest Pacifique, de Mer Rouge et Afrique du Sud au Japon, Philippines, Indonésie, Australie, Nouvelle Zélande. Comprend, Réunion.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-71 m

Réunion data
Palaemon natator - A. Milne-Edwards, 1862, annexe F : 16 (Réunion, coll. Maillard). - Leander tenuicornis - Chace & Bruce, 1993 : 6 (Synonymie, distribution).

New Caledonia data
Lifou 2000 Nouvelle Caledonie, 1417 — Li X. & Bruce A.J., Journal of Natural History 40, 11,12: 611-738
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Li X. & Bruce A.J., Journal of Natural History 40, 11,12: 611-738
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Li X. & Bruce A.J., Journal of Natural History 40, 11,12: 611-738
Exp. Montrouzier Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Li X. & Bruce A.J., Journal of Natural History 40, 11,12: 611-738
Lagon 7 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW398 — Bruce AJ, Musorstom 15, 168: 197-267
Lagon 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW242 — Bruce AJ, Musorstom 15, 168: 197-267
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW110b — Bruce AJ, Musorstom 15, 168: 197-267
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW109 — Bruce AJ, Musorstom 15, 168: 197-267
Lagon 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW106 — Bruce AJ, Musorstom 15, 168: 197-267
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ledoyer, Zoologische Verhandelingen 211.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Bruce AJ, Musorstom 15, 168: 197-267
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ledoyer, Zoologische Verhandelingen 211.
Nouvelle Caledonie, 87 — Ledoyer, Zoologische Verhandelingen 211.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ledoyer, Zoologische Verhandelingen 211.

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Atlantic, Mediterranean, Indo-West Pacific. Lesser Antilles, VGI (St Thomas, Tortola, Guana, Virgin Gorda, Anegada), ICA (St Martin, Barbuda, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Lucia), IOV (Cubagua, Tortuga, Los Roques, Curaçao). 1-71 m (to ?260/320 m). Pantropical.
Leander erraticus Desmarest, 1849: 92, Guadeloupe ["Océan Atlantique, à cent ou cent cinquante lieues des côtes de la Guadeloupe"; unumb. fig.]
Palaemon tenuicornis - Rathbun, 1920a: 7, Curaçao [coll. J. Boeke, 1905]. - Schmitt, 1924b: 72, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Schmitt, 1935: 161, St Thomas.
Leander tenuicornis - Holthuis, 1952: 155, St Thomas, Guadeloupe, Curaçao. - Chace, 1956: 149, Los Roques. - Chace, 1972: 19, Tortola, Guana, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, Barbuda, Antigua, St Lucia. - Carvacho, 1979: 446, Guadeloupe. - Rodríguez, 1980: 126, Los Roques. - Carvacho, 1982: 16, Martinique. - Rodríguez, 1986, tab. 2, Los Roques. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: appendix, Cubagua.
Leander tenuicornis - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 14/04/2012, UF32065, Photo dSTM_5061; UF32060, Photo dSTM_5075; UF32061, Photo dSTM_5079; UF32063, Photo dSTM_5088; UF32062, Photo dSTM_5093; UF32076, Photo dSTM_5098; UF32116, Photo dSTM_5422. - Guadeloupe, coll. F. Gautier seagrass bed, det J. Poupin, 2012; Karubenthos 2012, det. X. Li, st. GD08, 8 May 2012, 16°12.42'N, 61°47.12'W, 35 m, MNHN-IU-2014-12025, 12026, 12028. - Martinique, photo Y. Buske, Mitan Milieu, May 31, 2012 and 2013; det. J. Poupin; groupe BIOSPHERES, 2015 (photo n°81), coll. R. Ferry, det. Poupin.
Leander ?tenuicornis - Poupin & Corbari, 2016: in press, Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. DW4628, 26 June 2015, 15°54.51'N, 61°39.84'W, 320-260 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19122.
Comment: determination of Karubenthos 2 specimen based on 2 circular patches on lateral face of abdomen, rostrum is apparently broken but check on specimen; max depth for this species is usually 71 m, thus 260-320 m would be a significant extension!

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