Ampithoe rachanoi Peart, 2002, Peart, 2002

Hughes, Lauren E. & Peart, Rachael A., 2013, New species and new records of Ampithoidae (Peracarida: Amphipoda) from Australian Waters, Zootaxa 3719 (1), pp. 1-102: 20-21

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Ampithoe rachanoi Peart, 2002
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Ampithoe rachanoi Peart, 2002  

Ampithoe rachanoi Peart, 2002: 230   –235, figs 1–4.

Type locality. Rachanoi   Island, Thailand, Andaman Sea (7 ° 30 ’N 98 ° 20 ’E).

Material examined. Christmas Island: Male, 7.0 mm, dissected, 3 slides, AM P. 90125, Eidsvold Wreck (10 ° 26 ’ 34 ”S 105 ° 39 ’ 32 ”E), 10.6 m, algae covered plate coral and Acropora   sp., 24 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 946); many specimens, AM P. 81775, Eidsvold Wreck (10 ° 26 ’ 34 ”S 105 ° 39 ’ 32 ”E), 10.6 m, algae covered plate coral and Acropora   sp., 24 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 946); 8 specimens, AM P. 81779, Eidsvold Wreck (10 ° 26 ’ 34 ”S 105 ° 39 ’ 32 ”E), 11.6 m, algae on rubble, 24 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI WA 949); many specimens, AM P. 81772, dive site “Chicken Farm” (10 ° 24 ’ 56 ”S 105 ° 41 ’03”E), 14.8 m, rubble with fine brown algae, 23 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 926); 3 specimens, AM P. 81773, dive site “Chicken Farm” (10 ° 24 ’ 56 ”S 105 ° 41 ’03”E), 17.5 m, rubble, 23 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 927); 7 specimens, AM P. 81781, dive site “Chicken Farm” (10 ° 24 ’ 56 ”S 105 ° 41 ’03”E), 14 m, rubble with fine red algae, 23 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI WA 933); many specimens, AM P. 81786, dive site “Chicken Farm” (10 ° 24 ’ 56 ”S 105 ° 41 ’03”E), 12 m, fine red algae and dead coral Acropora   sp., 23 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI WA 930); 27 specimens, AM P. 81760, dive site “Million Dollar Bommie” (10 ° 27 ’ 22 ”S 105 ° 38 ’ 11 ”E), 14 m, coral Acropora   sp. with tufted algae, sand and red algae, 18 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry and K.B. Attwood (MI WA 867); many specimens, AM P. 81776, dive site “Million Dollar Bommie” (10 ° 27 ’ 22 ”S 105 ° 38 ’ 11 ”E), 14 m, dead coral Acropora   sp. with red algal epiphytes, 18 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI WA 874); 8 specimens, AM P. 81777, dive site “Million Dollar Bommie” (10 ° 27 ’ 22 ”S 105 ° 38 ’ 11 ”E), 10 m, mooring line, 18 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI WA 865); 2 specimens, AM P. 81757, dive site “Perpendicular Wall” (10 ° 26 ’ 50 ”S 105 ° 33 ’ 39 ”E), 14.6 m, rubble, 22 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI WA 918); 2 specimens, AM P. 81756, dive site “The Morgue” (10 ° 24 ’ 56 ”S 105 ° 41 ’03”E), 13.7 m, red algae, 23 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI WA 941); 1 specimen, AM P. 81761, dive site “The Morgue” (10 ° 24 ’ 56 ”S 105 ° 41 ’03”E), 20 m, rubble under overhang, 23 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI WA 936); 4 specimens, AM P. 81762, dive site “The Morgue” (10 ° 24 ’ 56 ”S 105 ° 41 ’03”E), 18 m, sponges with hydroids, 23 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI WA 938); 5 specimens, AM P. 81780, dive site “The Morgue” (10 ° 24 ’ 56 ”S 105 ° 41 ’03”E), 9.5 m, rubble, 23 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI WA 939); 13 specimens, AM P. 81783, dive site “The Morgue” (10 ° 24 ’ 56 ”S 105 ° 41 ’03”E), 18 m, rubble, 23 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI WA 937); 4 specimens, AM P. 81778, Boat Cave (10 ° 27 ’ 20 ”S 105 ° 34 ’05”E), 8.6 m, rubble, 22 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 913); 8 specimens, AM P. 81755, Lost Lake Cave (undercut) (10 ° 27 ’ 54 ”S 105 ° 36 ’ 39 ”E), 22 m, algae on dead Acropora   sp. plate coral, 24 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI WA 953); 3 specimens, AM P. 81768, Lost Lake Cave (undercut) (10 ° 27 ’ 54 ”S 105 ° 36 ’ 39 ”E), 11.6 m, green algae Halimeda   sp. and red algae, 24 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 956); 7 specimens, AM P. 81754, Merriel Beach (10 ° 28 ’ 26 ”S 105 ° 33 ’ 29 ”E), 8.8 m, dead coral, 21 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI WA 902); 17 specimens, AM P. 81765, Merriel Beach (10 ° 28 ’ 26 ”S 105 ° 33 ’ 29 ”E), 13 m, rubble, 21 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI WA 903); 17 specimens, AM P. 81785, Merriel Beach (10 ° 28 ’ 26 ”S 105 ° 33 ’ 29 ”E), 15.5 m, rubble, 21 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI WA 904); many specimens, AM P. 81771, Smiths Point (10 ° 26 ’02”S 105 ° 39 ’ 38 ”E), 0 m, mooring can and chain, 20 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry and L.E. Hughes (MI WA 896); many specimens, AM P. 81774, Smiths Point (10 ° 26 ’02”S 105 ° 39 ’ 38 ”E), 2 m, mooring can and chain, 20 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI WA 898); 3 specimens, AM P. 81770, south of Smiths Point (10 ° 26 ’02”S 105 ° 39 ’ 38 ”E), 15.8 m, rubble with brown algae, 20 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 892); 4 specimens, AM P. 81784, south of Smiths Point (10 ° 26 ’02”S 105 ° 39 ’ 38 ”E), 11 m, rubble with sediment, 20 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry and K.B. Attwood (MI WA 891); 3 specimens, AM P. 81758, Submarine Rock (10 ° 27 ’ 42 ”S 105 ° 35 ’03”E), 13.8 m, fleshy green algae, 19 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 876); 5 specimens, AM P. 81763, Thundercliff Cave (10 ° 27 ’ 58 ”S 105 ° 36 ’ 24 ”E), 12 m, red algae, 19 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI WA 885); 20 specimens, AM P. 81769, Thundercliff Cave (10 ° 27 ’ 58 ”S 105 ° 36 ’ 24 ”E), 12.9 m, rubble, 19 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI WA 884); 2 specimens, AM P. 81782, Thundercliff Cave (10 ° 27 ’ 58 ”S 105 ° 36 ’ 24 ”E), 30 m, algae covered rubble, 19 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI WA 889); 1 specimen, AM P. 81766, West White Beach (10 ° 27 ’ 41 ”S 105 ° 34 ’ 54 ”E), 7.9 m, green calcareous algae Halimeda   sp., 18 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes and K.B. Attwood (MI WA 868); many specimens, AM P. 81767, West White Beach (10 ° 27 ’ 41 ”S 105 ° 34 ’ 54 ”E), 8 m, dead coral encrusted with epiphytes, 18 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes and K.B. Attwood (MI WA 871); 3 specimens, AM P. 81764, Winnifred Beach (10 ° 29 ’ 48 ”S 105 ° 32 ’ 44 ”E), 17 m, dead coral with encrusting algae, 21 October 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI WA 907).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands. 7 specimens, AM P. 81861, dive site “Manta Ray Corner”, west of Direction Island (12 °05’ 21 ”S 96 ° 52 ’ 23 ”E), 13.6 m, coarse rubble, 8 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes and K.B. Attwood (MI WA 791); 8 specimens, AM P. 81862, dive site “Rose Wall”, near Horsburgh Island (12 °05’ 45 ”S 96 ° 50 ’ 32 ”E), 11 m, rubble some green calcareous alga Halimeda   sp., 12 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI WA 830); 17 specimens, AM P. 81867, dive site “Rose Wall”, near Horsburgh Island (12 °05’ 45 ”S 96 ° 50 ’ 32 ”E), 13.8 m, green calcareous alga Halimeda   sp., 12 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 827); 1 specimen, AM P. 81759, dive site “Two Trees”, western side of West Island (12 °09’ 35 ”S 96 ° 48 ’ 59 ”E), 1 m, dead plate coral Acropora   sp., 15 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 853); 18 specimens, AM P. 81868, dive site “Winter Wall”, near Horsburgh Island (12 °05’ 15 ”S 96 ° 50 ’ 14 ”E), 9.5 m, rubble under plate coral, 12 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 835); 12 specimens, AM P. 81865, centre of lagoon (12 °08’ 50 ”S 96 ° 51 ’ 13 ”E), 8 m, Acropora   sp. coral dead with red epiphytic algae, 14 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood and L.E. Hughes (MI WA 845); 16 specimens, AM P. 81869, coral bommie near wreck of the Catalina, near Horsburgh Island (12 °05’ 48 ”S 96 ° 51 ’ 31 ”E), 7.2 m, coarse sticks of rubble, 9 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 809); 6 specimens, AM P. 81864, northeast section of the lagoon (12 °06’ 22 ”S 96 ° 52 ’ 12 ”E), 5.8 m, coral rubble, 9 October 2008, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 801); many specimens, AM P. 81863, off West Island Jetty (12 °05’ 15 ”S 96 ° 50 ’ 14 ”E), 0 m, brown alga Turbinaria   sp. as floating wrack, 14 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI WA 844); many specimens, AM P. 81866, off West Island Jetty (12 °05’ 15 ”S 96 ° 50 ’ 14 ”E), 2 m, brown alga Padina   sp., 14 October 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes and J.K. Lowry (MI WA 841).

Northern Territory. 2 specimens, AM, P. 78227, reef at west end of Oxley Island, Cobourg Peninsula (11 °00’S 132 ° 49 ’E), 5 m, red sponge on dead coral Acropora   sp., 20 October 1982, coll. J.K. Lowry (NT 79); 11 specimens, AM, P. 78223, south side of New Year Island, Cobourg Peninsula (10 ° 54 ’S 133 °02’E), 14 m, hydroids, small yellow tunicates, 14 October 1982, coll. G.C.B. Poore (NT 22); 2 specimens, AM, P. 78228, patch reef on north side of New Year Island, Cobourg Peninsula (10 ° 54 ’S 133 °02’E), 10 m, coral rubble, 14 October 1982, coll. J.K. Lowry (NT 8); 3 specimens, AM, P. 78222, patch reef on north side of New Year Island, Cobourg Peninsula (10 ° 54 ’S 133 °02’E), 10 m, hydroids on coral, 14 October 1982, coll. G.C.B. Poore (NT 17); 3 specimens, AM, P. 78224, bommies at northwest end of McCluer Island, Cobourg Peninsula (11 °02’S 132 ° 58 ’E), 8 m, red algae and sediment, 16 October 1982, coll. J.K. Lowry (NT 38); 3 specimens, AM, P. 78225, bommies at northwest end of McCluer Island, Cobourg Peninsula (11 °02’S 132 ° 58 ’E), 8 m, solitary tunicates, 16 October 1982, coll. J.K. Lowry (NT 39); 1 specimen, AM, P. 78226, south end of McCluer Island, Cobourg Peninsula (11 °06’S 133 °00’E), 8 m, coral rubble, 17 October 1982, coll. G.C.B. Poore (NT 55).

Remarks. See comments for A. cf ramondi   .

Distribution. Thailand (Peart 2002). Australia. Northern Territory: Cobourg Peninsula (current study). Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands (current study).