Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Periclimenaeus

Periclimenaeus orbitocarinatus Fransen, 2006

World Distribution
Li (2008: 218) - Type locality: Loyalty Is. Also recorded from Madagascar and Manado, Indonesia, French Polynesia (Tahiti), Mariana (Bruce, 2011).

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with ascidian

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-21 m

New Caledonia data
Periclimenaeus orbitocarinatus Fransen, 2006: 732–737, figs 13–15 - Known from ovig. female holotype (MNHN-Na.15253), from Loyalty Is, 20°22.25’S 166°10.00’E, and paratypes from Madagascar (RMNH-D51002), and from Indonesia and Society Islands.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Periclimenaeus tridentatus - Naim, 1980a, annex 1-2 (Moorea; in sea-weed Halimeda opuntia). - Chace & Bruce: 1993: 92, 93 (Syn. & key). - Poupin, 1998: 15 (Checklist). - Periclimenaeus cf. tridentatus - Bruce personal communication (cf. remark). - Remark: According to Bruce, personal communication "I did get hold of the Naim Periclimenaeus tridentatus spms from Leiden and in my opinion they were definitely not that species. - Periclimenaeus orbitocarinatus - Li, 2008: 218 (Society Is. Tahiti, Moorea, barrier, reef of Tiahura, 17°9’S, 149°5’W, among Halimeda opuntia (L.) J.V.Lamour. (green alga, Cadiaceae, Chlorophyta), inner side of lagoon, 1978, collected and donated by O. Naim, 1 juvenile (cl 0.90 mm) (RMNH D 51737, not included in Fransen, 2006).

Comment(s) on data
collected in sea-weed Halimeda opuntia but reported to live in ascidian Lissoclinum verrilli (Van Name, 1902) and Didemnum sp. by Fransen (2006).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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