Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Synalpheus

Synalpheus idios (Ríos & Duffy, 2007)

World Distribution
Anker et al. (2012: 58, Zootaxa) - Western Atlantic: Caribbean Sea: Belize [Carrie Bow Cay], Panama [San Blas Islands, Bocas del Toro], Curaçao, St. Martin, Barbados.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with sponges

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-15 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Lesser Antilles, ICA (St Martin, Barbados), IOV (Curaçao). 1-15 m. WA.
Synalpheus idios - Hultgren et al., 2010: 240, Curaçao. - Hultgren et al., 2011: 6, Barbados. - Anker et al., 2012: 57, St. Martin [Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 2012, UF32271, as: 1 male, FLMNH UF 32271, Réserve Naturelle de Saint-Martin, sta.40, Circus dive site off Tintamarre Island, coral reef, under large coral debris on silt-sand bottom, 13–17 m, in unidentified sponge [host fcn BSTM-1175], coll. G. Paulay et al., 19.04.2012 [fcn BSTM-1134*]].

Comment(s) on data
Anker et al. (2012: 58, Zootaxa) - symbiont of demosponges, including Hymeniacidon amphilecta in Belize, Lissodendoryx colombiensis, Xestospongia rosariensis and X. proxima in Panama, and Hyrtios cf. proteus in Barbados (Ríos & Duffy 2007; Hultgren et al. 2011; present study)

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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