Leandrites stenopus Holthuis, 1950:40



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1899

Rediscovered on 7 July 1999 (Bruce, 2000)

The species has retrospectively been reported from specimens collected between the above two dates (e.g. 1959, 1960, 1992) (Li et al., 2004).



Indonesia; Queensland, Australia; South China Sea


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Holthuis, L. B. (1950). The Decapoda of the Siboga Expedition. Part XI. The Palaemonidae collected by the Siboga and Snellius Expeditions with remarks on other species. II. Subfamily Pontoniinae. Siboga Expedition Monograph 39a: 1-268.

Other references:

Bruce, Alexander J. (2000). The rediscovery of Leandrites stenopus Holthuis, 1950 (Crustacea: Palaemoninae), from Lucinda, Queensland. The Beagle. Occasional Papers of the Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences 16: 83-88.

Li, Xinzheng, Bruce, Alexander J. and Manning, Raymond B. (2004). Some palaemonid shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) from northern South China Sea, with descriptions of two new species. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 52(2): 513-553.


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