Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Alpheus

Alpheus diadema Dana, 1852



World Distribution
Anker (2001, fasc. 2, p. 185) - Indo-West Pacific, reported from Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, E Africa, Madagascar, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Maldives, Laccadives, Chagos Islands, Sri Lanka, Cocos Keeling Island, South China Sea, Taiwan, Ryukyu Islands, Japan, Micronesia, Indonesia, Philippines, New Britain, Australia (new record: Cartier Reef, W Australia; Hibernia Reef, Timor Sea), Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Midway Island, Hawaii.
Anker (2001, fasc. 2, p. 185) - Indo-ouest pacifique. Afrique orientale, Mer Rouge, Madagascar, Seychelles, Maldives, Laccadives, Chagos, Sri Lanka, Cocos, Chine méridionale, Taiwan, Japon, Ryukyu, Micronésie, Indonésie, Philippines, Nouvelle Bretagne, Australie, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Hawaii, Cook, Polynésie française. Comprend, Somalie, Kenya, Mozambique, Réunion. Mayotte.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with corals (facultative)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-6 m

Mayotte data
Alpheus diadema - Anker & Michonneau, 2008, Mayotte, st. MAY08-St4, Sada, Tahiti Plage, récif frangeant, UF20188.

Réunion data
Alpheus diadema - Banner & Banner, 1983 : 28 (Réunion dans le matériel examiné). - Photographie Lucie Maillot, Mai 2009, centre Kélonia, Saint-Leu, det. A. Anker (suite, mission Poupin, avril 2008).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Chan TY & Mitsuhashi M, Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia, Vol II7: 295-299

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Alpheus insignis - Nobili, 1907: 355 (Mangareva). - Alpheus diadema - A.H. Banner, 1956: 357 (Syn.). - A.H. & D.M. Banner, 1967: 267 ("BD3, coral heads, BD37, inner reef" = Tahiti, "BD8, inner reef, BD13, barrier reef, BD21, sandy area from scattered heads of deads corals, BD26, BD28, from dead coral heads, behind growing reef" = Bora Bora). - Miya, 1974: 152, pl. 29 (Syn.; collected in bases of coral Pocillopora, Heliopora, and Porites, or in coralline algal masses). - Naim, 1980, annex 1-2 (Moorea; in algae Hydroclathrus clathratus, Halimeda opuntia, Symploca hypnoides, Turbinaria ornata, Actinotrichia rigida). - Odinetz, 1983: 207 (Moorea, Tahiti; in coral Pocillopora, non obligate associate). - Odinetz-Collart & Richer de Forges, 1985: 201 (Moorea, Tahiti; in coral Pocillopora). - Poupin, 1998: 18 (Checklist). - Anker, 2001, fasc. 2: 184 (References, distribution). - Synonym - Alpheus insignis Heller, 1861. - Anker et al., 2006, Evolution, appendix S1: 15 (French Polynesia, MNHN).
Unpublished specimens - Moorea fieldwork December 2006, coll. Poupin, Papetoai lagoon, 0.1 m, fringing reef, coral rubbles, photograph, det. A. Anker/J. Poupin. - Moorea Biocode project. - Leray, 2012: 199, Thesis, fig. D2-D, Moorea. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 235, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti). -

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