Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Alpheus

Alpheus amblyonyx sensu lato Chace, 1972



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 0-40+m, NCar? E Fla?–GMx, Carib–L Antil

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-145 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas), Lesser Antilles, ICA (St Martin, Guadeloupe, Dominica), IOV (Margarita, Los Roques). 0-24 m, to ?145 m (see Anker et al., 2016). WA.
? Crangon macrocheles - Schmitt, 1935: 142, St Thomas - Not A. macrocheles = A. amblyonyx, cf. Chace (1972: 59).
Alpheus amblyonyx Chace, 1972: 59, St Thomas, Dominica. - Rodríguez, 1986: tab. 2, Los Roques. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: tab. 1, Cubagua.
Alpheus amblyonyx sensu lato - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 2012, field det. A. Anker, UF32398, photo Dstm_6904, 22/4/2012; UF32400, photo Dstm_7078, 23/4/2012. - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. A. Anker MNHN 2014, MNHN-IU-2013-12004, st. GB12, 14 m, JL7561; MNHN-IU-2013-12026, st. GB20, 16 m, JL1080; MNHN-IU-2013-12034, st. GB03, 22 m, JL328; MNHN-IU-2013-12075, st. GB19, 11 m, JL987; MNHN-IU-2013-12112, st. GS24, 16 m, JL1022 (cf. amblyonyx); MNHN-IU-2013-12121, st. GB26, 29 m, JL1270; MNHN-IU-2013-12157, st. GD67, 110 m; MNHN-IU-2013-12170, st. GD08, 35 m; MNHN-IU-2013-12191, st. GS04, 11 m.
Comment: See Anker et al. (2016) for systematic issues for Alpheus amblyonyx and A. macrocheles species
complex.

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