Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 134105
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female; ovigerous
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): H. Herrick
Year Collected: 1964
Locality: Seahorse Key, In Channel Near Marker #14, Levy County, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 120477
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): P. Bacon
Year Collected: 1966
Locality: Trinidad, Cocorite Swamp NW Of Port Of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Microhabitat: Seaward mud flats
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 101089
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): M. Wass
Year Collected: 1957
Locality: Bald Point, Franklin County, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Microhabitat: Dug from mud-sand grass flat
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 28405
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1884
Locality: Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Vessel: Albatross R/V
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 114079
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): C. Saloman
Year Collected: 1965
Locality: Tampa Bay, Point Pinellas, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 134098
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male; female; female; ;; ovigerous
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): R. Manning & C. Roper
Year Collected: 1962
Locality: Biscayne Bay, Matheson Hammock, Wading Beach, Grass Flats, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Microhabitat: Grass flats
Depth (m): 1
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 134102
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male; female; female; ;; ovigerous
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): R. Manning & Moore
Year Collected: 1962
Locality: Biscyne Bay, Matheson Hammock, Wading Beach, Grass Flats, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Microhabitat: Grass flats
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 134108
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male; female; female; ;; ovigerous
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): R. Manning
Year Collected: 1961
Locality: La Parguera, Lajas, E Side Of Maguey Island, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Microhabitat: Grass flats
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 134099
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female; ovigerous
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): R. Manning
Year Collected: 1962
Locality: Biscyne Bay, Matheson Hammock, Wading Beach, Grass Flats, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 1
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 134106
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): R. Manning & D. Tabb
Year Collected: 1959
Locality: Everglades National Park, Sand Key Basin, Off Flamingo, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
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Holotype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 134097
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): R. Manning & C. Roper
Year Collected: 1962
Locality: Biscayne Bay, Matheson Hammock, Wading Beach, Grass Flats, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Microhabitat: Grass flats
Depth (m): 1
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 134100
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): R. Manning
Year Collected: 1960
Locality: Biscyne Bay, Matheson Hammock, Wading Beach, Grass Flats, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 134101
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male; female; female; ;; ovigerous
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): R. Manning
Year Collected: 1962
Locality: Biscyne Bay, Matheson Hammock, Wading Beach, Grass Flats, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Microhabitat: Grass flats
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 134103
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female; ovigerous
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): L. Thomas
Year Collected: 1959
Locality: Biscayne Bay, Soldier Key, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 96619
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male; female; female; ;; ovigerous
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): H. Hildebrand
Year Collected: 1953
Locality: Laguna Madre Del San Antonio, S Punta Piedras, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 1
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 101121
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male; female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): R. Darnell
Year Collected: 1954
Locality: Chandeleur Island, Smack Channel, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 5 to 5
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 6458
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): H. Hemphill
Year Collected: 1883
Locality: Cedar Key, Levy County, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Microhabitat: Among grass between tides.
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 134107
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male; female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): C. Saloman
Year Collected: 1963
Locality: Boca Ciega Bay, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 125569
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): L. Abele
Year Collected: 1968
Locality: Alligator Harbor, Grass Flats At Mouth, Franklin County, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Microhabitat: Grass flats at mouth
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Paratype for Ambidexter symmetricus Manning & Chace, 1971
Catalog Number: USNM 134104
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): L. Abele
Year Collected: 1969
Locality: Alligator Harbor, Bay Mouth, Franklin County, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Microhabitat: In sand
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 31 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1 - 3
  Temperature range (°C): 24.086 - 24.086
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.798 - 1.798
  Salinity (PPS): 32.616 - 32.616
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.045 - 5.045
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.439 - 0.439
  Silicate (umol/l): 3.304 - 3.304

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Depth range (m): 1 - 3
 
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