Species under Periclimenes
n= 102
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Periclimenes acanthimerus
Bruce, 2006
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes aegylios
Grippa & d'Udekem d'Acoz, 1996
Mediterranean Sea
Periclimenes affinis
(Zehnter, 1894)
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes albatrossae
Chace & Bruce, 1993
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes alcocki
Kemp, 1922
Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenes aleator
Bruce, 1991
Central Pacific
Periclimenes alegrias
Bruce, 1986
Eastern Indian Ocean
Periclimenes alexanderi
Li, 2008
Eastern Central Pacific
Periclimenes americanus
(Kingsley, 1878)
American grass shrimp Western Atlantic
Periclimenes amethysteus
(Risso, 1827)
Mediterranean Sea
Periclimenes anthophilus
Holthuis & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1964
Southwest Atlantic
Periclimenes attenuatus
Bruce, 1971
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes batei
(Borradaile, 1917)
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes brevicarpalis
(Schenkel, 1902)
Glass anemone shrimp Indo-Pacific
Periclimenes brevinaris
Nobili, 1906
Western Indian Ocean
Periclimenes brevirostris
Bruce, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes calmani
Tattersall, 1921
Northeast Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenes ceratopthalmus
Borradaile, 1915
Indo-Pacific
Periclimenes chacei
Li, Bruce & Manning, 2004
Northwest Pacific
Periclimenes colemani
Bruce, 1975
Coleman's shrimp Indo-Pacific Ocean
Periclimenes commensalis
Borradaile, 1915
Commensal crinoid shrimp Indo-Pacific
Periclimenes compressus
Borradaile, 1915
Western Indian Ocean
Periclimenes coriolis
Bruce, 1985
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes cristimanus
Bruce, 1965
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes crosnieri
Li & Bruce, 2006
Central Pacific
Periclimenes curvirostris
Kubo, 1940
Northwest Pacific
Periclimenes dentidactylus
Bruce, 1984
Indonesia
Periclimenes diversipes
Kemp, 1922
Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenes eleftherioui
Koukouras & Türkay, 1996
Mediterranean Sea
Periclimenes forcipulatus
Bruce, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes foresti
Bruce, 1981
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes forgesi
Li & Bruce, 2006
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes foveolatus
Bruce, 1981
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes franklini
Bruce, 1990
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes fujinoi
Bruce, 1990
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes gonioporae
Bruce, 1989
Indo-Pacific
Periclimenes gorgonicola
Bruce, 1969
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes grandidens
Bruce, 2005
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes grandis
(Stimpson, 1860)
Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenes granulatus
Holthuis, 1950
Mediterranean Sea
Periclimenes granuloides
Hayashi, 1986
Northwest Pacific
Periclimenes harringtoni
Lebour, 1949
Bermuda shrimp Western Atlantic
Periclimenes hertwigi
Balss, 1913
Western Pacific
Periclimenes hongkongensis
Bruce, 1969
Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenes imperator
Bruce, 1967
Emperor shrimp Indo-Pacific
Periclimenes incertus
Borradaile, 1915
Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenes infraspinis
(Rathbun, 1902)
Arctic and Eastern Pacific
Periclimenes inornatus
Kemp, 1922
Anemone shrimp Indo-Pacific
Periclimenes iridescens
Lebour, 1949
Iridescent shrimp Western Atlantic and the Arctic
Periclimenes ischiospinosus
Bruce, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes josephi
Li, 2008
Southwest Pacific
Periclimenes kempi
Bruce, 1969
Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenes laccadivensis
(Alcock & Anderson, 1894)
Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenes lanipes
Kemp, 1922
Basket star shrimp Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenes latipollex
Kemp, 1922
Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenes lepidus
Bruce, 1978
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes leptodactylus
Bruce, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes longicaudatus
(Stimpson, 1860)
Longtail grass shrimp Western Atlantic
Periclimenes loyautensis
Li & Bruce, 2006
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes lucasi
Chace, 1937
Eastern Pacific
Periclimenes macrophthalmus
Fujino & Miyake, 1970
Northwest Pacific
Periclimenes madreporae
Bruce, 1969
Indo-Pacific
Periclimenes magnus
Holthuis, 1951
Southwest Atlantic
Periclimenes mahei
Bruce, 1969
Indo-Pacific
Periclimenes murcielagensis
Vargas, 2000
Eastern Pacific
Periclimenes obscurus
Kemp, 1922
Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenes ordinarius
Bruce, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes ornatus
Bruce, 1969
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes paivai
Chace, 1969
Western Atlantic
Periclimenes pandionis
Holthuis, 1951
Western Central Atlantic
Periclimenes paralcocki
Li & Bruce, 2006
Central Pacific
Periclimenes paraleator
Li & Bruce, 2006
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes parvispinatus
Bruce, 1990
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes patae
Heard & Spotte, 1991
Gorgonian shrimp Western Central Atlantic
Periclimenes pectinipes
Bruce, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes perlucidus
Bruce, 1969
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes perryae
Chace, 1942
Basketstar shrimp Western Atlantic Ocean
Periclimenes pholeter
Holthuis, 1973
Western Indian Ocean
Periclimenes pilipes
Bruce & Zmarzlyy, 1983
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes platydactylus
Li, 2008
Eastern Central Pacific
Periclimenes platyrhynchus
Bruce, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes polynesiensis
Li, 2008
Eastern Central Pacific
Periclimenes poupini
Bruce, 1990
Pacific Ocean
Periclimenes psamathe
(De Man, 1902)
Seafan shrimp Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenes rathbunae
Schmitt, 1924
Western Central Atlantic
Periclimenes rectirostris
Bruce, 1981
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes rex
Kemp, 1922
Western Indian Ocean
Periclimenes richeri
Bruce, 1990
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes sarasvati
Okuno, 2002
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes sibogae
Holthuis, 1952
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes sinensis
Bruce, 1969
Western Pacific
Periclimenes soror
Nobili, 1904
Seastar shrimp Indo-Pacific
Periclimenes tenuis
Bruce, 1969
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes toloensis
Bruce, 1969
Indo-West Pacific
Periclimenes uniunguiculatus
Bruce, 1990
Indo-Pacific
Periclimenes vaubani
Bruce, 1990
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes veleronis
Holthuis, 1951
Southeast Pacific
Periclimenes venustus
Bruce, 1990
Beautiful cleaner shrimp Central Pacific
Periclimenes vicinus
Li, 2008
Southwest Pacific
Periclimenes watamuae
Bruce, 1976
Western Central Pacific
Periclimenes yucatanicus
(Ives, 1891)
Spotted cleaner shrimp Western Atlantic Ocean
Periclimenes zanzibaricus
Bruce, 1967
Eastern Indian Ocean
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