Coralliocaris viridis Bruce, 1974, Bruce, 1974

Li, Xinzheng, Cleva, Régis & Poupin, Joseph, 2012, Report on some caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) from Mayotte, southwest Indian Ocean, Zootaxa 3162, pp. 1-30: 9

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.246311

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5227058

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/017D5369-FFED-FF9D-55AC-ED73B5AEFB79

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scientific name

Coralliocaris viridis Bruce, 1974
status

 

Coralliocaris viridis Bruce, 1974  

(fig. 6)

Coralliocaris viridis Bruce, 1974: 222   , fig. 1 A, B; 2007: 102. — Poupin, 1998: 14. — Li, 2000: 38, fig. 38; 2008 a: 206. — Li and Bruce, 2006: 630 View Cited Treatment . — Mitsuhashi and Takeda, 2008: 22.

Material examined. St 14, 09/ 11 /2009, 10h– 12 h, La Prudente bank, 12 ° 38 ' 50.68 "S, 44 ° 58 ' 41.93 "E, coll. KUW fieldwork, scuba diving 15–17 m, sediment suction pump, sandy bottom, coral boulders, 1 male (LC 3.6 mm, LT 22 mm), 1 ovigerous female (LC 3.4 mm, LT 19.6 mm), MNHN-Na 15994.

Colouration (fig. 6). Body transparent, covered with minute red spots, tips of antennal scales and legs, eyestalks and distal part of abdomen reddish, with more red spots.

Distribution. Type locality Mombassa, Kenya. Also known from Madagascar, Mayotte, Mozambique, Seychelles, Maldives Islands, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Ryukyu Islands, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Western Australia, Society Islands, Tuamotu.

Remarks. The specimens agree well with the previous descriptions and illustrations. The species was not previously recorded with certainty from Mayotte, although it was recorded from Madagascar and Mozambique. This is the first time to report the colouration of the species.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Palaemonidae

Genus

Coralliocaris

Loc

Coralliocaris viridis Bruce, 1974

Li, Xinzheng, Cleva, Régis & Poupin, Joseph 2012
2012
Loc

Coralliocaris viridis

Mitsuhashi 2008: 22
Li 2006: 630
Li 2000: 38
Poupin 1998: 14
Bruce 1974: 222
1974