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Ancylomenes magnificus

Ancylomenes magnificus, is a kind of cleaner shrimp common to the Western Pacific Ocean at depths of 3–29 metres (10–95 ft).[2]

These shrimp are commonly found on scleractinian coral, Catalaphyllia and the anemone, Dofleinia armata. They have a transparent body except on the carapace and segments of the abdomen which have bands of white specks outlined in red. The tail and the hump on the abdomen are also white.[2]


  1. ^ J. Okuno & A. J. Bruce (2010). Designation of Ancylomenes gen. nov., for the ‘Periclimenes aesopius species group’ (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae), with the description of a new species and a checklist of congeneric species (PDF). In S. De Grave & C. H. J. M. Fransen. "Contributions to shrimp taxonomy". Zootaxa 2372: 85–105. 
  2. ^ a b Terrence M. Gosliner, David W. Behrens & Gary C. Williams (1996). Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific: Animal life from Africa to Hawai'i Exclusive of the Vertebrates. Monterey, California: Sea Challengers. ISBN 978-0-930118-21-1. 


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