Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Pontonia

Pontonia manningi Fransen, 2000

World Distribution
Fransen (2000: 105, J. Crust. Biol.) - West Atlantic Ocean, from North Carolina to Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico; East Atlantic Ocean, from the Canary Islands and Cape Verde Islands

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with molluscs

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-60 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: ICA (Guadeloupe), IOV (Margarita, Bonaire, Curaçao). 1-60 m. WA.
Pontonia manningi Fransen, 2000: 101, Margarita, Bonaire [in molluscs Spondylus, Chlamys, Pteria, Aequipecten or Plicatula; depth 36.5 m, 9.xii.1954, leg. Teun Blok; depth 42.5 m, 26.iv. 1975, leg. R.V. Harrison]. - Fransen, 2017: WebPagess, Curaçao [at].
Pontonia manningi - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. X. Li, st. GD42, 19 May 2012, 16°21.12'N, 61°32.33'W, 3 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18034

Comment(s) on data
Hosts cf. Fransen (2000) - Mollusca: Lamellibranchia: Aequipecten gibbus (Linnaeus, 1758) (cf. Williams, 1965; Wells and Wells, 1966; present record); Pecten gibbossus (present record) [unclear which species is meant here, could be misspelling of Aequipecten gibbus (Linnaeus, 1758) or Plicatula gibosa Lamarck, 1801]; Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781 (present record); Spondylus gaederopus Linnaeus, 1758 (present record); Pteria colymbus (Roeding, 1798)(cf. Williams, 1965); Chlamys mildredae Bayer, 1941 (present record).

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