Kemponia americanus ( Kingsley, 1878 ), Kingsley, 1878

Bruce, A. J., 2004, A partial revision of the genus Periclimenes Costa, 1884 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae), Zootaxa 582, pp. 1-26: 11

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.157391

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3505752

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scientific name

Kemponia americanus ( Kingsley, 1878 )
status

 

Kemponia americanus ( Kingsley, 1878)  

Anchistia americana Kingsley, 1878: 65   .

Periclimenes americanus   — Rathbun, 1902: 20 (2); 121. Periclimenes (Harpilius) americanus   — Holthuis, 1951: 60 –66, pl. 18 a –j, pl. 19 a –e (full synonymy).

Type material. Whereabouts of the type specimen unknown ( Holthuis, 1951).

Type locality. Key West, Florida, U.S.A.

Habitat. Mainly shallow sandy or rocky bottoms; coral reefs; abundant in sea grass beds ( Bauer, 1985)..

Bathymetric range. Shallow to 44 m; 73 m ( Holthuis, 1951).

Larvae. First and fifth zoeal l stages described by Gurney (1936, 1943).

Distribution. East coast of United States, from North Carolina to Florida; Bermuda; West Indies; Colombia.

Remarks. Reported in association with anemones, Bartholomea annulata   and B. granulatum   , and crinoids, Nemaster grandis   , as well as a range of habitats, in Colombian waters ( Criales, 1984). Frequently captured under free­living circumstances.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Palaemonidae

Genus

Kemponia

Loc

Kemponia americanus ( Kingsley, 1878 )

Bruce, A. J. 2004
2004
Loc

Periclimenes americanus

Holthuis 1951: 60
Rathbun 1902: 20
1902
Loc

Anchistia americana

Kingsley 1878: 65
1878