Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Alpheus

Alpheus packardii Kingsley, 1880



World Distribution
Chace (1972: 68) - Virginia and Bermudas to Tobago, Yucatan [but not eastern Pacific]; to 73 m. Also Brazil Sao Paulo (Anker, 2001, Thesis, p. 218).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-73 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, Tortola), Lesser Antilles, ICA (St Martin, Barbuda, St Kitts, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, St Vincent, Barbados, Tobago), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, Tortuga, Los Roques). 0-73 m. WA.
Alpheus bermudensis Bate, 1888: 547, St Thomas [R/V Challenger, 16-24 March 1873, shallow water]
Crangon packardii - Schmitt, 1924a:79, Barbados. - Schmitt, 1935: 144, Culebra, St Thomas.
Alpheus normanni - Chace, 1972: 68, Tortola, Barbuda, St Kitts, Antigua, Dominica, St Vincent (Grenadines), Tobago. - Carvacho, 1982: 19, Martinique. - Rodríguez, 1986, tab. 2, Los Roques. - Hernández et al, 1999: tab. 1, Margarita [Laguna de Las Marites]. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: tab. 1, Cubagua. - All probably not A. normani Kingsley, 1878 that is an EP species, cf. Anker (2001: 213, 217), Felder et al. (2009, note 57).
Alpheus packardii - Vera-Caripe et al., 2013: 15, Coche.
Alpheus packardii - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 2012, field det A. Anker, UF31909, photo dSTM_0940, 11/4/2012; UF32072, photo dSTM_5119, 14/4/2012; UF32077, photo dSTM_5131, 14/4/2012; UF32093, photo dSTM_5230, 14/4/2012; UF32110, photo dSTM_5379, 15/4/2012; UF32120, photo dSTM_5445, 15/4/2012; UF32378, photo dSTM_6772, 20/4/2012. - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. A. Anker MNHN 2014, MNHN-IU-2013-12006, st. GD39, 1 m, JL1136 ; MNHN-IU-2013-12014, st. GD17, 30 m, JL617 ; MNHN-IU-2013-12023, st. GD08, 35 m, JL405 ; MNHN-IU-2013-12048, st. GD49, 3 m, JL1223 ; MNHN-IU-2013-12057, st. GD16, 10 m, JL657 ; MNHN-IU-2013-12058, st. GD17, 30 m, JL616 ; MNHN-IU-2013-12100, st. GS30, 2 m, JL1281; MNHN-IU-2013-12101, st. GD17, 30 m, JL613 ; MNHN-IU-2013-16012, st. GB08, 17 m, JL406; pre-det Poupin from photo only and pers. com. A. Anker (June 2014), st. GS12, JL594. - Martinique, groupe BIOSPHERES, 2015, coll. R. Ferry (photo n°98), det. Poupin.
Alpheus beanii - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2012: tab. 1, Cubagua.
Alpheus beanii - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 2012, field det. A. Anker, UF32272, photo dSTM_6108, 18/4/2012; UF32273, photo dSTM_6138, 18/4/2012; UF32277, photo dSTM_6197, 19/4/2012.
Comment: In Anker et al. (2016) Alpheus packardii is a species complex in revision by Anker & Santos (in preparation) and including A. packardii, A. normanni, A. bermudensis, A. beanii, and A. longichaelis.

Comment(s) on data
Species of the Alpheus normanni-packardii complex (cf. Anker pers. Comm. June 2014, 5 species, 3 WA, 2 EP). Alpheus normanni is an EP species, see note 57 in Felder et al. (2009) and Anker (1999: 213): West Atlantic form [of A. normanni] is treated here as a separate species A. packardii.

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