Thor amboinensis (De Man, 1888)

Naderloo, Reza & Türkay, Michael, 2012, Decapod crustaceans of the littoral and shallow sublittoral Iranian coast of the Persian Gulf: Faunistics, Biodiversity and Zoogeography 3374, Zootaxa 3374 (1), pp. 1-67 : 14-15

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.3374.1.1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5255539

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scientific name

Thor amboinensis (De Man, 1888)
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Thor amboinensis (De Man, 1888)

Persian Gulf. UAE ( De Grave 2007), Iran (present study).

Iran. Hormozgan Province: Qeshm I. (Basaeedu, Dustku).

General distribution. Pantropical: South Africa to Red Sea, from the Persian Gulf throughout the Indian and Pacific oceans; Caribbean Sea (Chace 1972).

Habitat. Rocky/cobble intertidal, associated with sea anemones ( Anthozoa).

Remarks. De Grave (2007) recorded this species based on a single female from 9.4 m from Qatar. Several specimens from Qeshm I., collected during this investigation, confirm the occurrence of this widely distributed tropical species in the Persian Gulf.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Hippolytidae

Genus

Thor