Achelia Hodge, 1884

Lucena, Rudá Amorim & Christoffersen, Martin Lindsey, 2018, An annotated checklist of Brazilian sea spiders (Arthropoda: Pycnogonida), Zootaxa 4370 (2), pp. 101-122: 104

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scientific name

Achelia Hodge, 1884
status

 

Achelia Hodge, 1884 

Achelia besnardi Sawaya, 1951: 271  –279, figs 1–2View FIGURE 1View FIGURE 2 ( Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, 39–46 m)  .— Stock, 1992: 116 ( Brazil: off Espírito Santo, 59 m)  .

Syn.: Achelia sawayai  f. besnardi  — Stock, 1986.

Holotype: Not  designated. 

Type locality: São Tomé shoal  , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  .

Ecological note: Found among hydroids and algae.

Achelia columnaris Stock, 1992: 116  –118, 139, figs 9–18 (Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, 34 m). Holotype: ZMA.PYC.P.1023.

Type locality: Rio de Janeiro (22°22'S 41º32'W), Brazil.GoogleMaps 

Achelia gracilis Verrill, 1900  — Stock, 1992: 118 (Brazil: Espírito Santo, 28 m). Syn.: Achelia  (?) gracilis  —Verrill, 1900.

Ammothea gracilis  —Cole, 1904.

Ammothea (Achelia) gracilis  —Giltay, 1934.

Achelia (Pigrolavatus) gracilis  —Fry & Hedgpeth, 1969. Holotype: Unknown.

Type locality: Flatts Inlet , Bermuda. 

Achelia sawayai Marcus, 1940 c: 81  –86, figs 10a –f, 17 (Brazil: São Paulo, shallow water).— Stock, 1992: 118 (Brazil: São Paulo, off Rio de Janeiro, Espírito Santo, intertidal to 98 m).— Varoli, 1996: 42 (Brazil: São Paulo).— Morgado & Tanaka, 2001: 177 [tab.] (Brazil: São Paulo, 0.6–5 m).— Vieira et al., 2012: 164 (Brazil: Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago).

Syn.: Achelia (Pigrolavatus) sawayai  —Fry & Hedgpeth, 1969.

Achelia sawayai  f. typica — Stock, 1986.

Non Achelia sawayai  f. besnerdi — Stock, 1986 (= A. besnardi Sawaya, 1951  ).

Holotype: Not  designated. 

Type locality: Baía de Santos  , São Paulo, Brazil  .

Ecological notes: On seaweeds, rocky shore. On large boulders, amongst ascidians, bryozoans and sponges. On

Dictyota  sp., Sargassum cymosum C. Agardh  , and Sargassum rigidulum Kuetzing. On  bryozoan Schizoporella 

errata (Walters)  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Pycnogonida

Order

Pantopoda

Family

Ammotheidae

Loc

Achelia Hodge, 1884

Lucena, Rudá Amorim & Christoffersen, Martin Lindsey 2018
2018
Loc

Achelia gracilis

Stock 1992: 118
1992
Loc

Achelia sawayai

Vieira 2012: 164
Morgado 2001: 177
Varoli 1996: 42
Stock 1992: 118
Marcus 1940: 81
1992
Loc

Achelia besnardi

Stock 1992: 116
Sawaya 1951: 271
Loc

Achelia columnaris

Stock 1992: 116