Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Arete

Arete dorsalis Stimpson, 1860



World Distribution
Anker (2001, fasc. 2, p. 242) - Red Sea, Persian Gulf, E Africa (new record: Tanzania), Madagascar, Mascarenes, Comores, Seychelles, Maldives, Christmas Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Micronesia, Ryukyu Islands, Indonesia, S China, S Japan, Australia (new record: Cartier Reef, Timor Sea), C W Pacific, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Mitiaro Island (? Cook Islands), Lord Howe Island, and Kermadec Islands (many of thes records could refer to other Arete species).
Anker (2001, fasc. 2 : 241) - Indo-ouest Pacifique, Mer Rouge et Afrique orientale, Kenya, Somalie, à la Polynésie française. Comprend, Tanzanie, Madagascar, Réunion, Maldives, Comores, Seychelles, Maurice.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with echinoderms

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-5 m

Mayotte data
Arete dorsalis - Fourmanoir, 1955 : 22 (Grande Comore, Mitsamiouli, 0,8 m ; longueur 12 mm). - Banner & Banner, 1983 : 78 (Comores dans les spécimens examinés). - Arete dorsalis var. proche de A. maruteensis - Fourmanoir, 1955 : 22 (Grande Comore, Mitsamiouli, 1 m ; longueur 15 mm).

Réunion data
Athanas dorsalis - Banner & Banner, 1983 : 150 (Réunion, basse-mer). - Arete dorsalis - Anker, 2001, fasc. 2 : 241 (Classement générique et distribution).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Arete dorsalis var. Pacificus - Coutière, 1904: 58 (Marutea South). - Arete maruteensis Coutière, 1905a: 864; 1905b: 18, fig. 1-6 (Marutea South; in sea urchin Heterocentrotus mamillatus). - Nobili, 1907: 353 (Mangareva, Hao, Fakarava, Marutea). - Seurat, 1934: 60 (Marutea South). - Arete dorsalis - Banner, 1959: 130 (Raroia; in sea urchin). - Anker, 2001, fasc. 2: 241 (References, distribution, ecology). - Athanas dorsalis - A.H. & D.M. Banner, 1960: 151, fig. 5-6; 1967: 261 (Syn. and Tuamotu in distribution). - Bruce, 1982: 207 (Echinoid hosts genera: Centrostephanus, Echinothrix, Stomopneustes, Tripneustes, Heliocidaris, Centrostephanus); 1990: 578 (Redescription with illustrations). - Chace, 1988: 62 (Syn.). - Poupin, 1998: 23 (Checklist). - Arete ?dorsalis - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ7-M, Nuku Hiva, baie Controleur, 0-1 m, coll. Corbari et al., sample JP39, in spines of Echinothrix diadema, St. MQ15-R, Fatu Hiva, 28 m, dans piquant oursin ?Echinothrix diadema, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC155.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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