Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Neoanchistus

Neoanchistus cardiodytes Bruce, 1975

World Distribution
Madagascar (type locality), ?New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea (from Madang A. Anker, Flickr Internet photo).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-10 m

New Caledonia data
Pontoniinae sp. (JF Hervé photo) - Juncker & Poupin, 2009, photo plate 3, CRISP report. - First attributed to Periclimenes colemani, with similar color patter, but re-det. As Neoanchistus cardiodytes by Poupin, February 2013, based on Anker, FlickR photo on Internet from Madang Papua New Guinea (

Comment(s) on data
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References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database