Ancylomenes speciosusis commonly referred to as Splendid shrimp, Speciosus anemone shrimp. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Ancylomenes is a genus of shrimp, erected in 2010 to accommodate the group of species around "Periclimenes aesopius" (now Ancylomenes aesopius). Members of the genus are widely distributed in the warm oceans of the world, and live in association with cnidarians. Most are cleaner shrimp.
Similar to Ancylomenes holthuisi.
Host of parasitic isopod Izuohshimaphryxus hoshinoi (Family Bopyridae).