Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Alpheopsis

Alpheopsis keijii Anker, 2017

World Distribution
Anker (2017) - Indo-West Pacific: Japan (Kyushu to Ryukyu Islands), Philippines (Bohol Island), Papua New Guinea (Laughlan Islands), Réunion Island (present study), possibly also Madagascar (Nosy-Bé) (Banner & Banner 1983, as A. trispinosa) (see below).

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with sponges

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 90-487 m

Mayotte data
Alpheopsis keijii - BIOMAGLO 2017, det. A. Anker, MNHN-IU-2017-370.

Réunion data
Alpheopsis keijii Anker, 2017: 572, 1 ovig. female (cl 4.3 mm), MNHN-IU-2014-19481, Mascarene Islands, Réunion, sta. DC 27, no further data, det. Banner as “A. trispinosus” (tentative identification, see below) - may be associated with deep-water sponges.

Comment(s) on data
Species of the A. trispinosa species group (see Anker, 2017).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database