Stomatopoda - Unipeltata - Eurysquillidae - Ankersquilla

Ankersquilla pardus Ahyong, Porter & Caldwell, 2020

World Distribution
(Ahyong et al., 2020, RAM) - Central to western Pacific, from French Polynesia, the Marshall Islands and Indonesia; 1-8 m.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-8 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
FRENCH POLYNESIA - Ankersquilla pardus Ahyong, Porter & Caldwell, 2020: 2, Moorea BIOCODE - UF23346, male (TL 52 mm), Moorea [French Polynesia], NW side of Cook Bay, off Gump station, 17°29.406'S 149°49.578'W, back-reef, sandy reef flat with massive coral blocks and rubble, 1 m, deep in sand under large piece of rubble, fcn BMOO-6054, sta BIZ 5, coll. A. Anker, 17 October 2009. Paratype: AM P102286, female (TL 53 mm), Moorea, SW coast, lagoon off Nihimaru estuary, 17°31.998'S 149°54.306'W, back-reef, sandy reef flat with massive corals, algae and rubble, deep under large algae-covered piece of rubble, 1.5 m, fcn BMOO-4918, sta MIB 167, coll. A. Anker, 29 October 2008.

Comment(s) on data
Ankersquilla, new genus

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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