Eiconaxius acutifrons Bate, 1888



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1888 or prior

Rediscovered in 2011?



Indonesia to Japan


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bate, C. S. (1888). Report on the Crustacea Macrura collected by the Challenger during the years 1873-76. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873–76. Zoology. 24 (part 52): i-xc, 1-942, pl. 1-150.

Other references:

Komai, Tomoyuki and Tsuchida, Shinji. (2012). Rediscovery and redescription of a sponge-associated axiid shrimp, Eiconaxius acutifrons Bate, 1888 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Axiidea). Zootaxa 3393: 27-40. [Abstract]

WoRMS (2021). Eiconaxius acutifrons Bate, 1888. Accessed at: on 2021-10-31


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