Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Periclimenes

Periclimenes rathbunae Schmitt, 1924a



World Distribution
Debelius (2001: 28, Field Guide) - Florida, Caribbean, Turks & Caicos, Lesser & Netherlands Antilles. Includes Lesser Antilles (Martinique), Los Roques, Guadeloupe.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with anemones

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-20 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas), ICA (St Martin, Antigua, Guadeloupe, St Lucia, Martinique, Tobago), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, Tortuga, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao). 1-20 m. WA.
Periclimenes rathbunae Schmitt, 1924b: 70, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Schmitt, 1936: 370, Bonaire [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Holthuis, 1951: 58, Bonaire, Curaçao. - Chace, 1972: 38, Antigua, Guadeloupe, St Lucia, Tobago, Bonaire, Curaçao. - Criales, 1980: 74, Curaçao [coral hosts, Eunicea tourneforti, also with anemones, probably a complex of species, cf. Chace pers. com.]. - Grajal & Laughlin, 1984: 223, Los Roques. - Rodríguez, 1986, tab. 2, Los Roques. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: tab. 1, Cubagua. - Brinkmann & Fransen, 2016: 438, 446, Virgin Islands, Bonaire, Curaçao [Associated with anemones and also with scleractinian coral Dendrogyra cylindrus Ehrenberg, 1834]. - Horká et al., 2016: supplementary table S1, St Thomas.
Periclimenes rathbunae - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 2012, UF31944, Photo dSTM_1388, 12/4/2012; UF32505, Photo dSTM_7254, 24/4/2012. - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. X. Li, st. GM17, 15 May 2012, 16°28.32'N, 61°30.88'W, 1 m, MNHN-IU- 2014-12034; st. GM22, 18 May 2012, 16°14.95'N, 61°10.83'W, 1 m, MNHN-IU-2014-12042. - Martinique, photo in situ Y. Buske, associated with sea anemone, det. Buske/Poupin; groupe BIOSPERES, coll., det. & photo R. Ferry, 2015.

Comment(s) on data
This species is reported on anemone and coral (see Criales, 1980) and Chace (per. com. in Criales) considers that it must be a complex of species

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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