Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Prionalpheus

Prionalpheus triarticulatus A.H. Banner & D.M. Banner, 1960



World Distribution
Anker (2010: 32, Zootaxa) - Distribution. Western Pacific: Viti Levu, Fiji; Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia; Kushimoto, Kii Peninsula, Japan (Banner & Banner 1960b, 1971, 1982; Hayashi 1996); first record: Moorea, French Polynesia (present study).

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-2 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Prionalpheus triarticulatus - Anker, 2010: 29, Zootaxa - Material examined. French Polynesia, Society Islands. 1 ovigerous female (CL 3.00 mm), FLMNH UF Arthropoda 23091, Moorea, about half-way between Maharepa and airport, 149.7878° S, 17.4778° W, nearshore reef flat, silt-sand with large coral heads (mostly Porites), under coral heads and large pieces of rubble, hand and dip net, depth: 1–2 m, coll. A. Anker, V. Liao, 09.XII.2009 [fcn BMOO-10334]; 1 ovigerous female (CL 3.65 mm, FLMNH UF Arthropoda 23089, Moorea, Papetoai lagoon, 17.4909° S, 149.8829° W, lagoon with sand and corals, under coral heads and rubble, hand and dip net, depth: 0.5–1 m, coll. A. Anker, 31.X.2009 [fcn BMOO-7875]; 1 ovigerous female (CL 4.05 mm), OUMNH.ZC.2010-01-002, Moorea, near Papetoai, 17.4911° S, 149.8860° W, lagoon, fringing reef, sand with coral heads, under coral heads and rubble, hand and dip net, depth: 0.5–1.5 m, coll. A. Anker, 14.XI.2009; (Moorea Biocode project).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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