Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Richalpheus

Richalpheus palmeri Anker & Jeng, 2006

World Distribution
Anker (2010: 34, Zootaxa) - Distribution. Previously known only from the holotype from Panglao, the Philippines (Anker & Jeng 2006); herewith recorded for the first time from Moorea, French Polynesia, representing a considerable range extension from the “Coral Triangle” area into the central-western Pacific Ocean.

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

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

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Richalpheus palmeri - Anker, 2010: 34, Zootaxa - Material examined. French Polynesia, Society Islands. 1 female (CL 3.35 mm), FLMNH UF Arthropoda 16524, Moorea, lagoon, between Papetoai and Hotel Intercontinental, sand flat with mounds and some rubble, nearby coral heads, numerous Holothuria atra Jaeger, 1833, from burrow, suction pump, depth: 0.5–1 m, coll. A. Anker, 23.XI.2008 [fcn BMOO-5632]; (Moorea Biocode project); (Moorea Biocode project).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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