This species has been synonymised with Hippolyte commensalis but its' status is currently regarded as questionable. Here we retain it as a separate species pending further studies.
Name status: accepted
Checked on: 2016-05-11 View at WoRMS - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS)
(report and map of occurrences)
Marin, I., Okuno, J., Chan, T.-Y., 2011. On the "Hippolyte commensalis Kemp, 1925" species complex (Decapoda, Caridea, Hippolytidae), with the designation of a new genus and description of two new species from the Indo-West Pacific., Zootaxa, Vol. 2768: 32-54.
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Terossi, M., De Grave, S., Mantelatto, F.L., 2017. Global biogeography, cryptic species and systematic issues in the shrimp genus Hippolyte Leach, 1814 (Decapoda: Caridea: Hippolytidae) by multimarker analyses., Scientific Reports, Vol. 7(1): 1-11. . doi:10.1038/s41598-017-06756-1 doi:10.1038/s41598-017-06756-1