Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Alpheus

Alpheus roseodigitalis Nomura & Anker, 2005

World Distribution
Nomura & Anker (2005: 132) - Widely distributed in the IWP. Madagascar, Chagos, Seychelles, Mauritius, Maldives, Japan, Taiwan. 'This species is the most common species of the A. gracilipes complex in Japan & Taiwan. Also French Polynesia, Glorieuses.

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

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

Mayotte data
Alpheus roseodigitalis - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. BIO 39, det. A. Anker from photo 'a juvenile of this species'.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Alpheus roseodigitalis. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 236, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

Comment(s) on data
Species of the A. gracilipes 'complex'. Nomura & Anker (2005, Crustacean Research) have revised the Alpheus gracilipes complex including 6 distincts species. Several of older records of A. 'gracilipes' must be revised according to their work.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database