Stomatopoda - Unipeltata - Squillidae - Alima

Alima neptuni (Linnaeus, 1768)



World Distribution
Ahyong (2012: 245) - All tropical oceans except the eastern Pacific. In the Indo-West Pacific, ranging from the western Indian Ocean to Hawaii and French Polynesia (Marquesas, Society)

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-800 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Alima alba - Schotte & Manning, 1993: 577 (Syn.). - Manning, 1995: 23 (List). - Poupin, 1998: 37 (Checklist; Manning personal communication, Smithsonian collections, R. Caldwell leg. 1980 (Moorea; in rubble, 1m). - Alima neptuni - Ahyong, 2002: 362 (Hiva Oa, Ua Huka, MUSORSTOM 9 campaign, 9-15 m and pelagic larva). - Caldwell observation, Moorea "Alima sp?, collected as larvae, very common, adult seen in burrow on sand flat". - Synonyms: Alima alba (Bigelow, 1893).

Lesser Antilles data
Chloridella alba (Bigelow) - Schmitt, 1924b: 81, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst; Squilla alba Bigelow, 1894 is a synomym of A. neptuni].

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