Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Periclimenaeus

Periclimenaeus hecate (Nobili, 1904)

World Distribution
Li (2008: 218) - Type locality: Djibouti. Also recorded from Red Sea, coasts of Kenya, Comoro Is, Seychelles, la Réunion, Maldives, Vietnam, Nansha Is, Indonesia, Australia (Western Australia, Queesland), French Polynesia (Society); shallow waters in sea anemones.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with ascidian

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-10 m

Mayotte data
Periclimenaeus hecate - Müller, 1993 : 54/130 (Mayotte dans la distribution, d'après un des travaux de Bruce cités en références).

Réunion data
Periclimenaeus hecate - Ribes, 1978 (Réunion). - Bruce, 1983 : 165 (Réunion, mêmes spécimens que Ribes).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Periclimenaeus hecate - Unpublished specimens; coll. O. Odinetz, 1982, det. A.J. Bruce, 10/11/82, MNHN Na6617; Tahiti; in coral Pocillopora damicornis and P. elegans. - Remark: this species is not included in Poupin, 1998 (Checklist) - Li, 2008: 218 (Society Is. Moorea, stn 5, coll. Monniot, 15.V.year unknown, maybe before 1995, 1 ovig. F, MNHN Na 8232).

Comment(s) on data
Associated with anemones: hosts - Diplosoma sp. (Ascidiacea, Aplousobranchia, Didemnidae). Reported associating with species of Diplosoma Macdonald, 1859 by Bruce (1976) from Kenya.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database