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Allopontonia brockii Fire Urchin Shrimp, Brook's urchin shrimp


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lexID:
12245 
AphiaID:
514476 
Scientific:
Allopontonia brockii 
German:
Feuerseeigel-Garnele, Brook's Seeigel-Garnele 
English:
Fire Urchin Shrimp, Brook's Urchin Shrimp 
Category:
Shrimps 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Palaemonidae (Family) > Allopontonia (Genus) > brockii (Species) 
Initial determination:
(de Man, ), 1888 
Occurrence:
Australia, Banda Sea, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Kenya, Philippines, Philippines, Queensland, Red Sea, Tansania, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
up to 0.39" (1 cm) 
Temperature:
- 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
No reliable information available, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-07-21 13:27:25 

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Allopontonia brockii (de Man, 1888)

It is a commensal species on sea urchins genus Salmaciella, Salmacis, Asthenosoma oder Pseudoboletiana. $alt can usually be observed on Asthenosoma varium (fire sea urchin), hence the name fire urchin shrimp.

Very similar to the Crinoid Squat Lobster - Allogalathea elegans.

Synonymised names:
Allopontonia iaini Bruce, 1972 (synonym)
Anchistia brockii de Man, 1888
Periclimenes (Periclimenes) signatus Kemp, 1925
Periclimenes priodactylus Bruce, 1992

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