Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Alpheopsis

Alpheopsis aequalis Coutière, 1896



Distribution : Anker (2001, fasc. 2, p. 161) - Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Oman, E Africa, Madagascar, Macarenes, Seychelles, Maldives, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, S Japan, Taiwan (new record, possibly A. consobrinus), Australia (new local record: Cartier Reef, Timor Sea), Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Micronesia, French Polynesia, Hawaii, Easter Island.

Selected Reference(s)
Alpheopsis equalis. - Banner, A. H. and Banner, D. M., 1967: 262. - French Polynesia
Alpheopsis aequalis. - Anker, A., 2001: fasc. 2, p. 161. [Worldwide preliminary catalogue] - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Easter Island; Society (Bora Bora, Tahiti) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m (up to 150m!); Hard bottom.

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Alpheopsis equalis. - DiSalvo et al., 1988: 458, tab. 4 (Easter Island, scuba dives 15-60m; det. D. Banner). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Alpheopsis equalis - A.H. & D.M. Banner, 1967: 262 ("BD3-4, BD6, BD30" = Tahiti, "BD9, BD13-14, BD18" = Bora Bora); 1983: 11 ("collected from reef flat to 150m"). - Poupin, 1998: 17 (Checklist). - Alpheopsis aequalis - Anker, 2001 (fasc. 2, p. 161; references, distribution).

Depth distribution: 0 - 60 m


References : compilation of references cited in Poupin (1996, 1998, 2003) and Poupin et al. (2009) - PDF 412 Ko



Since November 2012, this database is updated in CRUSTA database - http://crustiesfroverseas.free.fr/