Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Aretopsis

Aretopsis amabilis de Man, 1910

World Distribution
Anker (2001, Thesis) - IWP, East Africa, Madagascar, Seychelles, Red Sea, Philippines, Indonesia, Ryukyu, Japan, Taiwan, Micronesia, Australia, Great Barrier Reef. Also Juan de Nova.
(Landschoff et al. 2022, WIOMS - South Africa from in situ photograph)

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with molluscs

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-10 m

Mayotte data
Aretopsis amabilis - BIOTAS 2009, Juan de Nova, reef-rock, st. JDN01, lots MEPA-00854 'came out of hermit crab shell', FLMNH 20808.

Comment(s) on data
Anker (2001, Thesis) - Found exclusively in large gastropod shells occupied by large hermit crabs (Dardanus spp.) and inside large bivalve Pteorocera (accepted name = Lambis)

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database