- Slow Shrimp
Rostrum spinose, spines of medial lobe distinct from one at end of lateral lobe. Antenna 2 acicle simple. Pleopods 1 of male with 3 articles. Pleurobranchs 5-7 absent. Telson as wide or wider than long, dorsally smooth. Uropodal exopod U-shaped, widest at midpoint, without transverse suture. Carapace up to 2.5 cm length.
This species is more commonly encountered intertidally in southern Australia than any axiid shrimp but no species is frequent.
Reef and coral, intertidal-13 m depth.
Indonesia and East Indo-west Pacific Oceans, including southern Australia
Not harmful but a nip from large claws could be painful
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed