Decapoda - Caridea - Xiphocarididae - Xiphocaris

Xiphocaris elongata (Guérin-Méneville, 1855 [in Guérin-Méneville, 1855-1856])



World Distribution
Chace & Hobbs (1969) - Known only from the West Indian islands (Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Saint Croix, Dominica, Saint Lucia I., Barbados).
Also Venezuela mainland in De Grave, S. 2013. Xiphocaris elongata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T197701A2496628. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T197701A2496628.en. Downloaded on 10 April 2017.

Environnement : Freshwater - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Land & Freshwater - Min-Max observed: 0-0 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Croix), Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, St Lucia, Barbados), IOV (Curaçao). Freshwater. WA.
Xiphocaris gladiator Pocock, 1889: 18, Plate 2, fig. 6, Dominica [Laiou]. - Xiphocaris gladiator var. intermedia Pocock, 1889: 19; Plate 2, fig. 7., Dominica [Laiou]. - Xiphocaris brevirostris Pocock, 1889: 20; Plate 2, figs 5-5a, Dominica - All accepted as Xiphocaris elongata (Guérin-Méneville, 1855) in WoRMS (2016).
Xiphocaris elongata - Pocock, 1889: 17, Dominica. - Schmitt, 1924a:86, Barbados. - Schmitt, 1935: 134, Barbados. - Chace & Hobbs, 1969: 81, St Croix, Dominica, St Lucia, Barbados. - Chace, 1972: 16, Dominica. - Lévêque, 1974: 43, Guadeloupe. - Lim et al., 2002, tab 2, p. 38 (Martinique, dans la partie basse des cours d'eau, dans la végétation aquatique). - Debrot, 2003: 70, Curaçao. - Monti et al., 2010: 32, 54 (Guadeloupe).
Comment: This species reported from mainland Venezuela in De Grave (2013).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database