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Taxonavigation: Bresilioidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordo: Decapoda
Subordo: Pleocyemata
Infraordo: Caridea
Superfamilia: Bresilioidea

Familia: Alvinocarididae
Genus: Alvinocaris
Species: A. alexander – A. brevitelsonis – A. chelys – A. dissimilis – A. komaii – A. longirostris – A. lusca – A. markensis – A. methanophila – A. muricola – A. niwa – A. stactophila – A. williamsi
[list of species after Komai & Segonzac (2005: 1121), Komai, Shank & Van Dover (2005), Zelnio & Hourdez (2009), Ahyong (2009), Komai & Chan (2010)]


Alvinocaris Williams & Chace, 1982



Type species[edit]


cited sources[edit]

  • Ahyong, S.T. 2009: New species and new records of hydrothermal vent shrimps from New Zealand (Caridea: Alvinocarididae, Hippolytidae). Crustaceana, 82: 775-794. doi: 10.1163/156854009X427333
  • Komai, T.; Chan, T-y. 2010: A new genus and two new species of alvinocaridid shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea) from a hydrothermal vent field off northeastern Taiwan. Pp. 15-32 in De Grave, S.; Fransen, C.H.J.M. (eds.): Contributions to shrimp taxonomy. Zootaxa, 2372: 1–414. Preview PDF
  • Komai, T.; Segonzac, M. 2005: A revision of the genus Alvinocaris Williams and Chace (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Alvinocarididae), with descriptions of a new genus and a new species of Alvinocaris. Journal of natural history, 39: 1111-1175. doi: 10.1080/00222930400002499 PDF (proof)
  • Komai, T.; Shank, T.M.; Van Dover, C.L. 2005: A new species of Alvinocaris (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Alvinocarididae) and a new record of A. muricola from methane seeps on the Blake Ridge Diapir, Northwestern Atlantic. Zootaxa, 1019: 27-42. Abstract & excerpt
  • Williams, A.B.; Chace, F.A. jr. 1982: A new caridean shrimp of the family Bresiliidae from thermal vents of the Galapagos Rift. Journal of crustacean biology, 2: 136-147. JSTOR
  • Zelnio, K.A.; Hourdez, S. 2009: A new species of Alvinocaris (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Alvinocarididae) from hydrothermal vents at the Lau Basin, southwest Pacific, and a key to the species of Alvinocarididae. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 122: 52-71. doi: 10.2988/07-28.1

additional references[edit]

  • Kikuchi, T.; Hashimoto, J. 2000: Two new caridean shrimps of the family Alvinocarididae (Crustacea, Decapoda) from a hydrothermal field at the Minami-Ensei Knoll in the mid-Okinawa Trough, Japan. Species diversity, 5: 135-148. ISSN: 1342-1670 Abstract
  • Kikuchi, T.; Ohta, S. 1995: Two caridean shrimps of the families Bresiliidae and Hippolytidae from a hydrothermal field on the Iheya Ridge, off the Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Journal of crustacean biology, 15: 771-785.
  • Shank, T.M.; Martin, J.W. 2003: A new caridean shrimp of the family Alvinocarididae from thermal vents at Menez Gwen on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 116: 158-167.
  • Webber, W.R. 2004: A new species of Alvinocaris (Crustacea: Decapoda: Alvinocarididae) and new records of alvinocaridids from hydrothermal vents north of New Zealand. Zootaxa, 444: 1-26. Abstract & excerpt
  • Williams, A.B. 1988: New marine decapod crustaceans from waters influenced by hydrothermal discharge, brine, and hydrocarbon seepage. US Fish and Wildlife Service fishery bulletin, 86: 263-287.