Acheronia Lowry, 1984

Lowry, J. K. & Stoddart, H. E., 2012, The Pachynidae fam. nov. (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Lysianassoidea) 3246, Zootaxa 3246 (1), pp. 1-69: 7

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.3246.1.1

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5251166

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/456087D3-3623-FF8F-B8DF-09BAFC8D4F0E

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Acheronia Lowry, 1984
status

 

Acheronia Lowry, 1984  

Acheronia Lowry, 1984: 92   . ― Barnard & Karaman, 1991: 454.

Type species. Acheronia pegasus Lowry, 1984   , by original designation.

Diagnostic description. Body shape compact. Head lateral cephalic lobe large, broadly rounded. Antenna 1 peduncular article 1 without posterodistal spine; accessory flagellum article 1 short; flagellum without callynophore in female. Mandible with accessory setal row present on both sides; left lamina dentata absent; palp attached midway; article 2 slender, article 3 with subparallel margins. Maxilla 1 outer plate setal-teeth smooth, at least one inner row setal-tooth absent; palp well developed, slender, 2-articulate. Maxilliped inner plate small; outer plate medium size; palp 4-articulate, article 4 large. Gnathopod 1 ischium smaller than propodus; corner of palm without robust seta. Gnathopod 2 palm extremely acute. Epimeron 3 posteroventral corner broadly rounded. Uropod 3 biramous.

Included species. Acheronia pegasus Lowry, 1984   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Amphipoda

Family

Pakynidae

Loc

Acheronia Lowry, 1984

Lowry, J. K. & Stoddart, H. E. 2012
2012
Loc

Acheronia

Barnard, J. L. & Karaman, G. S. 1991: 454
Lowry, J. K. 1984: 92
1984