Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Metabeteaeus

Metabeteaeus lohena Banner & Banner, 1960

World Distribution
Anker (2010, Zootaxa: 52) - Indo-West Pacific, localised, presently known only from Hawaiian Archipelago, viz. Hawai’i (e.g., Lohena Rock, Kona), Maui (e.g., Cape Kinau) and Oahu (see Banner & Banner 1960, 1974; Holthuis 1973; Russ et al. 2010); Rapa Nui: Hanga Tetenga (present study); and Ambon, Indonesia: Rumah Tiga (Banner & Banner 1985)

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

Vertical range : Intertidal - Min-Max observed: 1-2 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
EASTER ISLAND - Anker, 2010 (Zootaxa): 51, 21 specimens of both sexes (cl 2.5–8.0 mm, tl 7.2–21.5 mm), OUMNH.ZC-2010-20-009, Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Hanga Tetenga coastal well, submitted to tidal oscillation, covered with a concrete slab, baited trap, coll. G. Boxshall and J. Daume, 25 November 2004 (note: specimens fixed in formalin, transferred to 75% ethanol).

Comment(s) on data
anchialine habitats.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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