Alpheus hippothoe De Man, 1888

Clark, Paul F., Ng, Peter K. L., Fransen, Charles H. J. M., McLaughlin, Patsy A., Dworschak, Peter C. & Baba, Keiji, 2008, A checklist of Crustacea Decapoda collected from Conic Island Cave and adjacent areas of Hong Kong, Journal of Natural History 42 (9 - 12), pp. 913-926: 914

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930701850570

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/731DB95B-FFF7-FFC7-C7B0-ABE786D9FB7E

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Alpheus hippothoe De Man, 1888
status

 

Alpheus hippothoe De Man, 1888  

Material examined

Conic Island Cave , 22 ° 219540 N 114 ° 239220E, Hong Kong; 1 ovig. ♀ (CL. 11.4 mm missing major chela), coll. 22 October 2002, 12.4m   ; 1 ovig. ♀ CL. 6.9 mm ( NHM 2004.2571), coll. 25 October 2002, 11.1m   .

Hoi Ha Wan, 22 ° 28947.430 N 114 ° 20908.80E, Hong Kong; 1 specimen   , CL. 2.8 mm ( NHM 2004.2572), coll. 26 October 2002, 16 m.  

Remarks

This species is known from the Red Sea and East Africa to Japan, Philippines, Indonesia and Australia, usually found in shallow water in the interstices of dead coral.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Alpheidae

Genus

Alpheus