Ancylomenes

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Ancylomenes
Pederson's Shrimp.jpg
Ancylomenes pedersoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Caridea
Family: Palaemonidae
Subfamily: Pontoniinae
Genus: Ancylomenes
Okuno & Bruce, 2010
Type species
Periclimenes venustus
Bruce, 1990

Ancylomenes is a genus of shrimp, erected in 2010 to accommodate the group of species around "Periclimenes aesopius" (now Ancylomenes aesopius).[1] Members of the genus are widely distributed in the warm oceans of the world, and live in association with cnidarians;[2] most are cleaner shrimp.[1]

The genus Ancylomenes contains the following species:[3]

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